Tillamook Estuaries Partnership

A National Estuary Project

Board Members

 

Liane Welch
President
Liane is the City Engineer for the City of Tillamook. She lives in Bay City with her husband Carl.

Nancy Hoffman
Vice President
Sharing my passion and expertise in habitat conservation throughout these amazing watersheds.

Derek Wiley
Secretary/Treasurer
Derek is a Fish Biologist with ODFW and avid fly fisherman in the Tillamook Bay Watershed.

Chris Knutsen
Director
Chris is the District Manager for ODFW in Tillamook. Board Member since 2001, President 2012-2019

David Johnson
Director
David is a professional fishing guide. He is passionate about TEP's mission & improving salmon runs.

Kurt Heckeroth
Director

Valerie Hendon
Director

Amy Bennett
Director

Sarah Absher
Director
She is the Director of the County’s Department of Community Development.

Our Mission

Tillamook Estuaries Partnership is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and restoration of Tillamook County's watersheds through active stewardship, scientific inquiry, community engagement, and education.