FISHPAC LEADERSHIP ACTION TEAM
Announcement of two new members (15 Jan 2021)
FishPAC Leadership Action Team Announcement (Nov 2020)
The newly created Fish Passage Advisory Committee Leadership Action Team.
The team consists of:
FLAT Team Leads:
Melinda Molnar (Caltrans), Jim Walth (Caltrans) and Rob Stanley (CDFW - backup).
Derek Acomb, CDFW Fisheries Environmental Scientist
Chris Caputo, Caltrans Chief of Cultural and Resource Studies; Stefan Galvez (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 Senior Wildlife Biologist (acting for Frank Meraz)
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; Brenden Barney (Caltrans) backup
Their mission is to address complex challenges that FishPAC’s encounter related to fish passage barrier remediation, foster innovative engineering solutions, and incorporate sound science and data into FishPAC decisions. In addition, they will assist in planning FishPAC meetings, assessing the status of FishPACs to 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.