Policy Advisory Group

The Policy Advisory Group (PAG) is a committee ofthe Walla Walla Watershed Management Partnership. The PAG provides a forum for discussion of issues relevant to the Partnership Board, provides assistance and advice to the Partnership Board in the implementation of HB 1580 (Chapter 183, 2009 Session Laws), develops suggestions for updates to the Partnership Board’s strategic actions, and assists the Partnership Board in policy-related decisions. The Policy Advisory Group is composed as follows, effective February 2017:

  • Bob Berger, Citizen
  • Cindy Boen, US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Phil Brick, Whitman College
  • Andrea Burkhart, Blue Mountain Land Trust
  • Brian Burns, Tri-State Steelheaders
  • Bob Carson, Whitman College
  • Sheryl Cox, Citizen
  • Diane Driscoll, NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service
  • Travis Eilertson, Gardena Farms Irrigation District
  • Mike Frederickson, Port of Walla Walla
  • Renee Hadley, Walla Walla County Conservation District
  • David Haire, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Eric Hartwig, Washington Department of Ecology
  • Paul Hartwig, City of College Place
  • Melissa Holecek, WWCC Water & Environmental Center
  • Jon Hooper, Citizen
  • Phil Johanson, Citizen
  • Teresa Kilmer, Walla Walla River Irrigation District (OR)
  • Yancey Reser, Citizen/Snake River Salmon Recovery Board
  • Kristina Ribellia, Washington Water Trust
  • Wyatt Rolfe, Rolfe Law Office
  • Roland Schirman, Citizen/Snake River Salmon Recovery Board
  • Ernie Schrader, Citizen
  • Mark Wachtel, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Gene Warren, Citizen
  • Paul Wemhoener, Citizen
  • Brian Wolcott, Walla Walla Basin Watershed Council

Alternates:

  • Mike Buckley, Citizen
  • Ron Dunning, Port of Walla Walla
  • Mark Grandstaff, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Chris Marks, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Grant Pfeifer, Washington Department of Ecology
  • Dave Stockdale, WWCC Water & Environmental Center