Board of Directors

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John Kirby


John Kirby is a retired Navy Captain with a BS in Fisheries Science and a Ph.D. in Humanities/Technology.  He has been actively involved in environmental issues since his early college days. After retiring from the Navy, he served as a Conservation District Supervisor in Montana and was instrumental in the design, formation and implementation of the Yellowstone River Conservation District Council, a first in the United States.

John is a passionate fisherman who greatly enjoys spending time on the water and fishing – fly fishing being his most favorite – and delights in the many friends it has brought into his life.  In addition to boating, he and his partner Susan travel extensively, both cruising and RV camping.  During Oregon’s “wet’ season he can often be found working on his HO gauge model railroad (Great Northern RR in the 1950’s) or planning his next garden.

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Nancy Hoffman

Vice President

Sharing my passion and expertise in habitat conservation throughout these amazing watersheds.

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Clifford Rone


“Encouraging an appreciation and understanding for the out-of-doors is a way to give back.”

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Mark Wustenberg


Mark’s background is in agriculture and he has worked in various roles within the Dairy Sector.

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Sharon Harmon


CEO of the Oregon Humane Society, lifelong advocate for the welfare of companion and wild animals.

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Michael Sinnott


Mike Sinnott is a Fish Biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife with a BS in Fisheries and Wildlife Science. During his 22-year career he has been an integral part of multiple research projects that have improved the methodologies used to calculate spawning escapement (how many adult fish successfully reproduce) for Chinook salmon, coho salmon, and steelhead trout. He now works in the North Coast Watershed District where his research background assist in managing and protecting the areas fish populations and habitat.

When not at work, Mike and his wife Jamie enjoy hunting, fishing, crabbing, clamming, and taking advantage of the amazing resources and scenery the North Coast has to offer.

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David Johnson


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