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.

Dian Griffith


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.

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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.

Currently, Maddie is a master’s student in Fisheries Biology at Humboldt State University, where her research focuses 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!

Nicole Nada

Nicole immediately transfered to Humboldt State University from San Francisco State in 1998 after she visited Humboldt County with a friend and watched a bald eagle soar above a sea lion eating a giant salmon at the mouth of the Klamath River.  She studied Environmental Biology at HSU with an emphasis on botany and later worked as a botanist looking for rare plants for Green Diamond Resource Company and California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Nicole has worked and volunteered for nonprofits such as Friends of the Dunes, Salmon Forever, and the Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC). For seven years she worked as support staff and as a Planner for watershed/water quality projects with the Natural Resources Services division of Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA) in Eureka, CA.  She loves to whitewater kayak, explore the mountains, studies nutrition, and owns an artisan ice cream shop in Arcata, CA in addition to supporting projects at Salmonid Restoration Federation.