Introducing our new JV Management Board Members

The SFBJV has undergone many transformations since August 2023, with a new Coordinator, Management Board Chair & Vice Chair, and 12 new Management Board members. The Management Board guides the work of the JV, ensuring that our partnership is achieving the 2022 Implementation Strategy goals. We are incredibly grateful for the support and leadership from … Read more

Beth Huning, San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Coordinator 2001 – 2018, Inducted into California Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame

It is with great joy that we celebrate Beth Huning’s induction into California Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame. The California Fish and Game Commission established the Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame in 1999 to recognize leaders for their significant contributions to protecting  waterfowl and their habitats across California. The 2023 inductees also include Daniel P. Connelly, Joseph … Read more

20 years later, a loving farewell to Sandra Scoggin

On June 7, 2023, the SFBJV community came together to celebrate, bid farewell, and thank Sandra Scoggin for her 20 years of service to the JV, and to acknowledge her nearly 30 years in wildlife conservation. Several partners highlighted Sandra’s accomplishments and leadership, speaking to her dedication, hard work, kind and inclusive leadership style, and … Read more

Jeff McCreary Honored with the Bruce Wolfe Spirit of Conservation Award!

Jeff Mccreary accepting conservation award

On Friday, October 14th, the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture (SFBJV) awarded Jeff McCreary the Bruce Wolfe Spirit of Conservation Award. This award recognizes individuals and organizations who are significantly advancing wetland habitat conservation in the Bay Area. Jeff’s dedication to the mission of the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture (SFBJV) includes chairing both the … Read more

Caroline Warner

Position: Communications and Outreach Coordinator – SFBJV (2002-2022) June 2022 Caroline Warner had a magical inception with the SFBJV partnership thanks to serendipity and a story worth telling. Fresh out of college from Georgetown University, she worked for Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary (RBAC), from 1985-86 and bi-annually in April until 1994: first as … Read more

Beth Huning

Beth Huning

Beth Huning served as the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Coordinator from 2001-2018, and was a driving force behind its establishment. While working at Audubon, she collaborated with the first Joint Venture (JV) Coordinator, Nancy Schaefer, and colleagues Marge Kolar (USFWS), Marc Holmes (The Bay Institute), Holly Andree (Ducks Unlimited), Carl Wilcox (CDFW), and others … Read more

Julian Wood

Julian Wood

Position: Point Blue Conservation Science – San Francisco Bay Program Leader May 2022 After graduating from Earlham College in 1995 with a BA in Biology, Julian Wood became an itinerant field biologist using his skills and love of ornithology to ‘get around’, so to speak. He started as a volunteer at the River Rouge Bird Observatory … Read more

Julie Beagle

Julie Beagle

Position: Environmental Planning Team Lead, US Army Corps San Francisco District July 2021 Julie joined the SF District of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) as an Environmental Planning Team Lead in the beginning of 2021. She also leads the District’s effort to incorporate Engineering with Nature principles into all USACE efforts and will … Read more

Tami Church

Tami Church

Position: Water Resources Planner, Zone 7 Water Agency February 2021 Tami Church works for the Zone 7 Water Agency which covers water supply, flood control, and groundwater management for eastern Alameda County.  She has been working in her role as a Water Resources Planner in the Integrated Planning section since 2012 where she is able … Read more