Key Staff

Joe Miller is a fisheries scientist with a diverse background in aquatic biology, regulatory compliance, and program management in the Pacific Northwest spanning 20 years...
Mark Weiland is a scientist with 23 years of experience working in streams, lakes, and rivers throughout North America, and 21 years working in the Federal Columbia River Power System...
George Dang is a water quality scientist with 10+ years of experience dedicated to the aquatic sciences. He specializes in using data science to provide key insights and inform...
Joel LaHaie is a fisheries scientist with 17 years of experience in the fisheries industry, with a strong background in field evaluations, equipment installations, and oversight of teams in remote locations...
Michele Rodriguez-Burns is a fish counting supervisor who has completed 32 seasons of fisheries work on the Federal Columbia River Power System...
Carolyn Roper is a seasoned product delivery professional with over 15 years of operational and logistical experience across all sectors. Her specialties include strategic operational...
Josh Murauskas is an aquatic resources scientist with 22 years of experience throughout North America, working for county, state, federal, and private entities. Josh started his...
Lucius Caldwell is a fisheries scientist with over a decade of fisheries and aquatic science experience in the Pacific Northwest and throughout North America. Lucius uses his...
Katy Doctor-Shelby is a fisheries and aquatic scientist with 14 years of research experience in fisheries ecology and salmonid life history and hatchery and wild interactions in the Pacific...
Alex Caillat is a fisheries and data scientist with 10 years of experience working in lake, river, and ocean systems throughout North America. His skills and background include modeling...
Melissa Hambelton is a fish counting supervisor with 7 years of experience in fish counting operations on the Columbia River. Melissa is a lynchpin in our fish counting programs...
Renee Hedine has over 25 years of professional experience in business accounting and taxes. Her specialties include bookkeeping, payroll, and human resources, and she...
Pradeep Mugunthan has 19 years of experience in hydrodynamic, sediment transport, and water quality modeling and evaluations. As...
Nate Hough-Snee is a wetland and riparian ecologist with 12 years of experience in ecological research and monitoring, natural resource planning, and restoration design and...
McLain Johnson is a fisheries researcher with over a decade of diverse experience working for local, state, federal, and tribal agencies throughout western North America. McLain’s...
Elliot Koontz is an environmental data scientist with 6 years of experience in quantitative ecology, computer programming, and natural resource management. Elliot...
Maddy Carpenter is a technician with a keen attention to detail. Her thorough reviews aid in performing quality control and data management for our adult fish counting programs...
Molly Steere is a Technical Editor with 10 years of experience writing and editing for businesses, organizations, and publications. Her diverse background includes...
Sam Haffey is an environmental and software engineer who brings 22 years of experience in data management for physical and biological studies to our projects and is a licensed...
Erika Rubenson is a fisheries scientist with 6 years of research experience in fisheries ecology, species distribution models, nonnative species, and warm water fisheries. Erika is a...
Megan Stachura is a fisheries scientist with 10 years of experience managing, statistically analyzing, and visualizing environmental data and communicating findings...
Kevin McCraney is a data visualization and digital infrastructure specialist with 3 years of experience visualizing large datasets. He strives to communicate complex...