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Partners

Management Board

Joint Ventures are a successful national model of regional partnerships that work to conserve habitat for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people. Partnerships work because of the vision, planning, dedication and actions of people who care. The SFBJV brings together over 100 Bay Area organizations working to protect, restore and enhance wetlands by providing resources such as scientific input, restoration design, communication and outreach, legislative expertise and coordination of funding.

Throughout the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area, our partners have completed more than 150 projects since 1997, resulting in the protection, restoration and enhancement of over 70,000 acres of habitat.

Partner involvement with the SFBJV ranges from being a member of the Management Board to participating in various working committees.

Management Board Member Organizations and Agencies

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Anne Morkill, Chair
NOAA Fisheries Korie Schaeffer, Vice Chair
Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District Chindi Peavey
Bay Area Audubon Council Barbara Salzman
Bay Area Open Space Council Deb Callahan
Bay Conservation and Development Commission Lawrence Goldzband
The Bay Institute of San Francisco Marc Holmes
Bay Planning Coalition John Coleman
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Greg Martinelli
California Resources Agency [vacant]
Citizens' Committee to Complete the Refuge Arthur Feinstein
Ducks Unlimited Mark Biddlecomb, Jeff McCreary
National Audubon John Takekawa
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Jonathan Birdsong, Claire Thorp
Natural Resources Conservation Service Dean Kwasny
Pacific Gas & Electric Company Diane Ross-Leech
Point Blue Conservation Science Ellie Cohen, Melissa Pitkin
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board Bruce Wolfe
San Francisco Estuary Partnership Caitlin Sweeney
Save The Bay David Lewis
State Coastal Conservancy Amy Hutzel, Sam Schuchat
US Army Corps of Engineers Lieutenant Colonel John C. Morrow, Thomas Kendall
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [vacant]
US Geological Survey Tom Kimball
Wildlife Conservation Board John Donnelly, Dave Means, Peter Perrine