Policy Advisory Group

The Policy Advisory Group (PAG) is a committee to the Walla Walla Watershed Management Partnership. The PAG's primary functions are to provide a forum for discussion of issues relevant to the Partnership Board, provide assistance and advice to the Partnership Board in the implementation of HB 1580 (Chapter 183, 2009 Session Laws), develop suggestions for updates to the Partnership Board’s strategic actions, and assist the Partnership Board in making policy related decisions. The Policy Advisory Group is composed as follows, effective September 2014:

  • 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
  • Ron Dunning - Port of Walla Walla
  • Travis Eilertson - Gardena Farms Irrigation 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)
  • Kay Mead - Walla Walla County Conservation District
  • 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:

  • 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