Our Team

Our Board

Board Representative
Vice President
Board Representative
Board Representative
Board Representative
Board Representative

Our Staff

Acting Executive Director/Project Manager
Financial Manager
Program Manager
Crew Leader
Crew Member
Crew Member

Our Leadership Body

Sub-Basin/Area Representative – Elected

Lower Siuslaw: Rodger Bennett Alternate: Margaret Corvi

Middle Siuslaw: Megan Gerber, Alternate: Jim Grano

Upper Siuslaw (Including Wolf): Gary Lutman; Alternate: Austin Bloom

North Fork Siuslaw: Noland Huntington

Indian Creek: Jesse Beers, Alternate: Marilyn Fox

Lake Creek: Gary Hale

Deadwood Creek: Nancy Nichols, Alternate: Bill Cirino

Wildcat Creek: Dave Eisler, Alternate: Les Fetter

North Coastal Lakes & Siuslaw Bay: Seth Mead, Alternate: Becky Goehring

South Coastal Lakes: Steve Hager

At Large:  Dennis King Alternate: Vevie McPherren


Interest Groups & Representative – Elected

Academic/Scientific: Tom Steinberg

Commercial Fishing: vacant

Resource Recreation: Tim Moffett

Public Education: McKenzie Perry, Alternate: Amy Tregoning

Small Woodlot: Dave Rankin, Alternate: Rick Ellingson

Agriculture/Ranching: Johnny Sundstrom

Industrial Timber: Tiffany Roddy (Roseburg FP), Alternate: Dave Cramsey

Environmental: Kate Harnedy, Alternates: Eron King

Ecosystem Workforce: Nate Zeller


Agency Representatives – Appointed 

Tribes CTCLUSI: Roselynn Lwenya, Alternate: Bryan Gillooly

Federal Land Management: Paul Burns, USFS, Alternate Nick Scheidt, BLM

State Government: David Waltz, ODEQ

Port of Siuslaw: Mike Buckwald, Alternate: Craig Brandt

Lane Co. Government: Jay Bozievich

City of Florence: Wendy Farley-Campbell, Alternate: Sandra Young

Soil and Water Conservation District: Kevin Carroll, Alternate: Ray Kinney

Board Meetings

Until further notice, the Siuslaw Watershed Council has established temporary updated procedures for public meetings in order to protect our volunteers, public and staff.

  • The regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting shall be held via teleconference at it's regularly scheduled time on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 8:30 am. If you would like to attend, contact the Council at watershed@siuslaw.org as soon as possible.

Going forward, only meetings that are deemed mandatory based on timelines shall be held. Only Board of Directors meetings will be held at their regularly scheduled time. All other meetings shall be postponed. In order to continue to provide an opportunity for public participation, all public meetings required to be held shall conform to the following updated requirements:

Meetings will be held by conference call or other teleconference tools.

  • Parties interested in participating in this manner shall contact the Council or applicable staff at least 24 hours prior to the meeting start time with their topic(s) of discussion, name, address, and phone number they will be calling from.
  • Requests can be made to watershed@siuslaw.org or via phone message to the Council or applicable staff and meeting access information will be provided.
  • To ensure the meeting is understandable, during the meeting, all speakers shall identify themselves prior to speaking, and shall do so prior to making or seconding motions.
  • In addition, all votes shall occur via roll call vote.

For questions on this policy, specific requirements, how to participate in a public meeting, or other questions, please contact the Council Office at 541-268-3044, or via email to watershed@siuslaw.org.

Technical Team

Our Technical Team meets with staff and project partners to develop restoration projects and research, update other partners on organizational news, discuss monitoring data collection and analysis, and meetings are where we develop or fine tune emerging priorities and future projects. If you're interested in joining our technical team, or in receiving updates and meeting notes, sign up below!

We meet quarterly on the first Thursday of the first month of the quarter (January, April, July, September) at 9:30 am.