Clean Air Lawn Care – West Side is owned and operated by Gerald Kubiak. Gerald has long labored as a backyard tomato-grower and from 2005-2015 worked as a landscape contractor serving residential and commercial clients around Portland and Beaverton with design, construction and management of environmentally-friendly urban landscapes.
He has practical expertise in Turf Management, Soil Health, Low-Impact Yard Maintenance, and Shrubs & Perennials that thrive in the Willamette Valley, especially native plants. Gerald has training through Oregon Tilth as an Organic Land Care Practitioner and through OSU Extension, along with volunteer experience with the Tualatin River Watershed Council and Green Street Stewards in Portland.
Gerald has a Masters degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University and has also worked around the Portland area as an advocate and project manager in public policy areas including water quality, parks & greenspaces, forestry & timber, solid waste & recycling, transit and tourism development.
Gerald has a six-year old daughter and enjoys old growth hikes around Mt. Hood, running and checking out farmers markets for fresh culinary ingredients.