Salmonid Restoration Federation

Staff

Dana Stolzman

Executive Director

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.
 

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Maddie Halloran

Project Associate

Maddie was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Technological Studies with a focus on Conservation and Development from Carleton College in Northfield, MN. Prior to living in Humboldt County, Maddie worked in various environmental science and education positions in Alaska, Maine, Minnesota, and Arizona. She began volunteering with SRF as a member of the Watershed Stewards Program in 2017, and started working for SRF as the Project Assistant in January of 2019.

Maddie finished her masters degree in Fisheries Biology at Humboldt State University in May 2020, where her research focused on alternative life histories of Coho Salmon in Humboldt Bay tributaries. She’s excited to support SRF’s mission of promoting restoration and stewardship of the salmon and habitats she loves to study!

Katrina Nystrom

SRF Streamflow Monitor and Project Associate

Katrina Nystrom hails from the South Fork of the Eel River. She was introduced to environmental work during an internship with the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature while studying abroad in Jordan. After graduating from HSU with Bachelors in International Studies and Geography, she joined the Americorp Watershed Stewards Project where she learned about salmonid restoration and monitoring. Katrina worked doing water and forest conservation and stewardship before returning to graduate school to sharpen her skills as a scientist and stream restorationist. Her master's research project title is “Quantifying Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenous tridentatus) ammocoete habitat availability and the risk associated with the summer hydrograph recession limb in coastal northern California streams.” Katrina earned her degree in Environmental Science and Management December 2020.