Salmonid Restoration Federation


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.

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.

Lindsay Davis Kelsey

Project Assistant

Lindsay was born and raised in Tempe, AZ. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Art History with a focus in Modernism and Documentary Arts from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. Prior to joining SRF, Lindsay worked in various hospitality and outdoor industries across Arizona, Oregon, and Switzerland. She moved to Humboldt County in 2020 and began working with SRF as the Project Assistant in March of 2021. She’s excited to support SRF’s mission of promoting restoration and stewardship of California's salmonids!

Her hobbies include packrafting, hiking, painting, and experimenting in the culinary arts. In her spare time, she helps promote emerging artists and is currently collaborating on a scholarship fund to support indigenous teens' creative projects in Northern Arizona.

Denise Dills

SRF Bookkeeper

Denise grew up in San Rafael, and has lived in California all her life. She has raised three boys, and has had her own bookkeeping business since 1987. She enjoys doing bookkeeping; but her passion is helping with wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.