About the Bay Area FishPAC

 

The Bay Area FishPAC was established in September 2016, and includes Caltrans District 4 (Oakland), California Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 3 (Bay Delta), and the National Marine Fisheries Service Office jurisdiction of Santa Rosa. Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma counties are the geographic focus of the Bay Area FishPAC. These counties have current/historic fish habitat, or known fish barriers, on the State Highway System.

 

Six fish species of concern lie within the geographic scope of the Bay Area FishPAC:

  • Central CA Coast Coho Endangered (Endangered)
  • CA Coastal Chinook (Threatened)
  • Central Valley Spring Chinook (Threatened)
  • Sacramento River Winter-run Chinook (Endangered)
  • CA Central Valley Steelhead (Threatened)
  • Central CA Coast Steelhead (Threatened)

Bay Area FishPAC Map


 

Bay Area FishPAC Members

 

Creative Resource Strategies

Lisa DeBruyckere

Facilitator

Caltrans

Melinda Molnar

HQ Senior Fish Biologist

Caltrans

Frank Meraz

HQ Senior Biologist

Caltrans

John Yeakel

District Fish Passage Coordinator

Caltrans

Joseph Peterson

District Hydraulic Engineer

Caltrans

Kathleen Reilly

Senior Hydraulics Engineer

Caltrans

Robin Amatya

District Hydraulic Engineer

Caltrans

Charlotte Cashin

District Hydraulic Engineer

Caltrans

Jo Ann Cullom

Office Chief, Biology                               

Caltrans

Hardeep Takhar

Office Chief, Storm Water

Caltrans

Stefan Galvez

District Environmental Office Chief

Caltrans

Arnica MacCarthy

Associate Environmental Planner

Caltrans

Nicholas Torrez

District Environmental Maintenance

Caltrans

Doug Menzmer

Senior Bridge Engineer

PSMFC

Anne Elston

PAD Administrator

PSMFC

Sharon Powers

Data Management Specialist II-GIS

CDFW

Karen Wilson

Application Software Specialist

CDFW

Jonathon Mann

Fish Passage Engineer

CDFW

Gail Seymour

Senior Environmental Scientist

CDFW

Tom Schroyer

HQ Senior Environmental Scientist

CDFW

Craig Weightman

Environmental Program Manager

CDFW

Rob Stanley

Biologist, Liaison

CDFW

Derek Acomb

Environmental Scientist, Fisheries

CDFW

Jennifer Nelson

Environmental Scientist, Fisheries

CDFW

Jon Jankovitz

Environmental Scientist, Fisheries

CDFW

John Kleinfelter

Senior Environmental Scientist

NMFS

Clarence Hostler

Fish Biologist, Manager

NMFS

Joe Pecharich

Fish Biologist

NMFS

John Wooster

Fish Passage Engineer

NMFS

Rick Wantuck

Supervising Hydraulic Engineer

NMFS

Darren Howe

Biologist, Liaison

NMFS

Gary Stern

Manager, San Francisco Bay Branch

USFWS

Susan Boring

Biologist, Liaison

USFWS

John Klochak

Biologist, Coastal Fish Passage

CalTrout

Patrick Samuel

Biologist

Coastal Commission

Lauren Garske – Garcia

Coastal Ecologist