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The  Fish Passage Advisory Committee Leadership Action Team consists of:


FLAT Team Leads:

Melinda Molnar (Caltrans) and Jim Walth (Caltrans).

  • Jennifer Gillies, Caltrans Chief, Office of Biological Studies

  • Derek Acomb, CDFW Fisheries Environmental Scientist

  • Chris Caputo, Caltrans District 4, Assistant Division Chief Lindsay Vivian (Caltrans) backup

  • Rosi Dagit, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains; Mo Gomez (South Coast Habitat Restoration) backup

  • Brad Henderson, CDFW Environmental Scientist; Richard Lis (CDFW) backup

  • Jim Henke, Caltrans D10 Supervising Environmental Scientist

  • Jeffrey Jahn, NOAA Fisheries, West Coast Region, California Coastal Office - Northern California, South Coast Branch Chief

  • Theresa Stevens, US Army Corps of Engineers, Senior Project Manager

  • Wes Stroud, Caltrans Office Chief, North Region Office of Environmental; Theresa Tilllson (Caltrans) backup


​Their mission is to address complex challenges that FishPACs encounter related to fish passage barrier remediation, to support effective and innovative engineering solutions, and to incorporate sound science and data into FishPAC decisions. In addition, they will provide support as needed, track progress made and challenges to advancing fish passage barrier remediation and make recommendations as well as participate in the implementation of strategies that advance the goals of the FishPACs. 



CDFW Region 6, Caltrans Districts 8 & 9 – no anadromy.

FishPAC’s are comprised of other fish passage partners from agencies & non-profits such as: US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Forest Service, California Conservation Corps, Coastal Conservancy, Tribal Fisheries Experts, Trout Unlimited, California Trout, 5-Counties, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, and others.

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