Dana Stolzman has been the Executive Director of Salmonid Restoration Federation (SRF) for over 12 years as well as the Agenda Coordinator for the Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference. Dana previously worked on Alaska salmon campaigns, producing the Coho Confab, and for ten years worked with an advocacy group that helped to list coho salmon as a threatened species in California. Dana’s background is in community and statewide organizing. She was the Bay Area director of a citizen’s initiative campaign to ban old-growth logging in California and she worked to organize labor leaders in solidarity with the Central American labor movement.
Dana graduated with honors from UC Berkeley with an English degree and minor in Conservation Resource Studies. She specializes in herding cats, whitewater kayaking, and coalition building. She is also an avid foodie which is why she cares so much about your eating experience at SRF events.
Sara completed her undergraduate studies in Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice at San Francisco State University in 2010. While living in the Bay Area, she spent five years managing environmental and political accountability campaigns at local, regional, and national scales, first as a Field Manager for Clean Water Action and later as a U.S. Campaigns Coordinator for 350.org. Beyond her deeply rooted dedication to social and environmental justice, her research and professional experience have contributed to her specialization in program development and implementation, community engagement, data analysis, and partnerships development. Sara joined SRF in 2012 during the development of the Redwood Creek Water Conservation Project. She received a Masters of Arts in Public Sociology from Humboldt State University in 2014 and resides in Sacramento.
Laura developed her interest and enthusiasm for environmental restoration and outreach throughout her life, while exploring California’s wild places, earning a bachelor’s degree with honors in Biology and Psychology from UC Santa Cruz, working as an educational ranger at Yosemite National Park, and especially when working in the salmonid restoration field on the northern coast of California for the past 9 years. She is eager to be working to share and advance the best practices for restoring the ecological integrity and salmonid populations of California.
Dian Griffith has been the independent contract bookkeeper for Salmonid Restoration Federation since 2004. She is the owner of Full Circle Enterprises since 1992 and specializes in non-profit and construction bookkeeping and administration.