Our People


Shannon Richardson

Shannon has been shaped by Oregon’s waters. From exploring Willamette River sloughs in her backyard as a child to hiking up steep creek canyons on Steens Mountain to survey fish and their habitats, she has lived, worked and played across the state and beyond. After a protracted college career that spanned ten years, five schools,…

Marie Heuberger

Marie Heuberger

Marie is a lifelong Oregonian with a deep passion for the Santiam basin. She grew up playing on the banks of the North Santiam, which helped foster in her a deep sense of love and wonder for the environment. She recently graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences…


Technical Advisor

Lance Gatchell – United States Forest Service liaison

Board of Directors

SSWC Board of Directors and Staff December 2017

December 2017

From left to right:
Lee Peterman – Board of Directors
Angela Clegg (former education coordinator)
Tyler Petersen (former project manager)
Katie Kohl – Board of Directors
Scott Marlega – Board of Directors
Nancy Gilmore, Treasurer
Norm Kaldahl – Board of Directors
Diane Kaldahl – Board of Directors
Nancy MacHugh – Board of Directors
Ken Crouse – Board of Directors
Richard Bates – Board of Directors
Eric Andersen – Executive Director

Board members not pictured:
Dan Nelson
Sandy Nelson