Dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Umpqua Watershed and beyond through education, training, advocacy and ecologically sound stewardship.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PRESIDENT, RESTORATION COMMITTEE CHAIR
After spending many years in a semi-
Among his achievements are the 2014 Rise to the Future, Private Citizen Commitment for Watershed Restoration Award, 2009 Umpqua Watersheds Conservationist of the Year Award, 2008 American Fisheries Society Fisheries Team of the Year Award and OSU Master Watershed Steward Certification.
Currently he serves as Umpqua Watershed's President, and is on the Board of Directors of South Umpqua Rural Community Partnership, Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers, Lomakatsi Restoration Project and is Native Fish Society River Steward for the South Umpqua River.
His current passion is in collaborative whole watershed ecological resilience and restoration.
Anne moved to the Umpqua in 1998 after falling in love with the area's forests and rivers. She purchased and lives on a forested homestead where she works to improve the habitat for the wildlife there. She has been an educator for thirty years and has enjoyed serving Douglas County youth in a variety of capacities. She has been engaged in several conservation organizations and views climate change as the biggest threat and challenge of our time.
Diana came to Oregon from Ohio in 1970. She fell in love with Oregon's forests, ocean, mountains and people. She learned to kayak, cross-
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EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR
In 1995, Ken Carloni joined Penny Lind, Jim Ince and Jim Kauppila to sign the original Articles of Incorporation for Umpqua Watersheds, and served as its second president from 1996 to 1998, and again from 2009 to 2013. He obtained his doctorate in Forest Ecology from the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (2005) where he modeled and documented the aboriginal fire management patterns in the Little River watershed in the southwestern Oregon Cascades. He has taught Principles of Biology, Microbiology, Genetics and Field Botany at Umpqua Community College since 1987. Along with historical ecology, his current interests focus on conservation biology, restoration ecology, and outdoor education. He lives with his wife, Jenny, on the North Umpqua River where he continues to be dazzled and humbled by the majesty and diversity of the 100 Valleys.
J. PATRICK QUINN
CONSERVATION COMMITTEE CHAIR
A native of New York City, where he began his conservation work helping to defend the last contiguous woodland in the city from development, Pat moved to Oregon from Cedar Rapids Iowa. Retired from a long career in construction, he resides with his wife, Treva, on seven acres in Camas Valley. Pat is a sometime poet and gardner with an abiding interest in improving our watersheds and helping to preserve our native forests and restore damaged lands. He currently serves on the executive board of the Coquille Watershed Association.
Kasey moved to Roseburg in 2011 from Minnesota and almost immediately became involved with Umpqua Watersheds. He has a passion for education, collaboration and working collaboratively to find solutions to community and environmental issues. His professional background is in business management and operations. He has a master of business administration degree from the University of St. Thomas and a a master of environmental law and policy degree from the Vermont Law School.
Robin is a consultant with expertise in project management, communications and government affairs as they relate to natural resources management. Much of her work has involved bringing together diverse stakeholders seeking opportunities to improve outcomes for the environment as well as for rural communities and the people who live there.
Robin serves on the board of the Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) and on Oregon’s Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC). Working for Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, she helped lead a successful decade-
Since moving to Roseburg in 1995, she has worked on projects to give voice to citizen concerns about development proposals including: an LNG terminal and gas pipeline; a high-
Work experience includes: the plywood industry, lumber and building material sales, commercial & residential construction, custom architectural metalwork, and marketing.
Volunteer experience includes: home building with Habitat For Humanity, construction of local volunteer fire departments, volunteer firefighting, water quality monitoring, and the Annual Umpqua River Cleanup. Concerned about pollution and mismanagement of smallmouth bass in the Umpqua, Alan has been involved with The Partnership For The Umpqua Rivers (PUR) for over 12 years, currently serving on the Board of Directors as the representative of Umpqua Watersheds.
Umpqua Watersheds is a 501(c)(3) non-
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