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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

STANLEY PETROWSKI

PRESIDENT, RESTORATION COMMITTEE CHAIR


After spending many years in a semi-reclusive life style off the grid and in the midst of various forests Stanley Petrowski has dedicated himself to restoration ecology and conservation. With his life long wife he lives on a ranch in Tiller District of Umpqua National Forest. He his a Vietnam war veteran who found spiritual solace in the wilds.


Among his achievements are the 2014 Rise to the Future, Private Citizen Commitment for Watershed Restoration Award, 2009 Umpqua Watersheds Conservationist of the Year Award, 2008 American Fisheries Society Fisheries Team of the Year Award and OSU Master Watershed Steward Certification.


Currently he serves as Umpqua Watershed's President, and is on the Board of Directors of South Umpqua Rural Community Partnership, Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers, Lomakatsi Restoration Project and is Native Fish Society River Steward for the South Umpqua River.


His current passion is in collaborative whole watershed ecological resilience and restoration.

DIANA PACE

SECRETARY, Volunteer Coordinator


Diana came to Oregon from Ohio in 1970. She fell in love with Oregon's forests, ocean, mountains and people. She learned to kayak, cross-country ski and backpack and her sons were raised enjoying these activities. She thrives on spending time in the wilderness and has been a member of Umpqua Watersheds from the beginning and now that she's retired she is excited to become more involved in the organization. She is impressed by and grateful for the work UW does for all of our benefit and wishes to support the powerhouse board members and be of service. Northwest.

Kat Stone

TREASURER


[Bio coming soon]

KEN CARLONI

EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR


In 1995, Ken Carloni joined Penny Lind, Jim Ince and Jim Kauppila to sign the original Articles of Incorporation for Umpqua Watersheds, and served as its second president from 1996 to 1998, and again from 2009 to 2013. He obtained his doctorate in Forest Ecology from the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (2005) where he modeled and documented the aboriginal fire management patterns in the Little River watershed in the southwestern Oregon Cascades. He has taught Principles of Biology, Microbiology, Genetics and Field Botany at Umpqua Community College since 1987. Along with historical ecology, his current interests focus on conservation biology, restoration ecology, and outdoor education. He lives with his wife, Jenny, on the North Umpqua River where he continues to be dazzled and humbled by the majesty and diversity of the 100 Valleys.

J. PATRICK QUINN

Vice-President, CONSERVATION COMMITTEE CHAIR


A native of New York City, where he began his conservation work helping to defend the last contiguous woodland in the city from development, Pat moved to Oregon from Cedar Rapids Iowa. Retired from a long career in construction, he resides with his wife, Treva, on seven acres in Camas Valley. Pat is a sometime poet and gardner with an abiding interest in improving our watersheds and helping to preserve our native forests and restore damaged lands. He currently serves on the executive board of the Coquille Watershed Association.

John Hunter

FACILITIES COMMITTEE CHAIR


[Bio coming soon]

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