SRWP has a small dedicated team of staff consultants and works closely with a number of additional subcontractors to implement our programs and projects.

Holly Jorgensen

Executive Director
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Holly joined the SRWP team in November 2011 with more than 15 years of nonprofit and natural resources management experience. Holly spent the majority of her life working and recreating in the Sacramento River watershed and appreciates the amazing diversity of land use that it encompasses. Upon graduating from CSU, Chico with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, she began her career in the watershed community as an environmental educator with the Cottonwood Creek Watershed Group and then spent seven years working as a watershed management consultant for the Deer Creek Watershed Conservancy. Holly has worked to secure financial support, foster relationships, and develop and implement numerous programs, projects, and activities. She has a holistic understanding of the region’s watershed issues and extensive knowledge of natural resources plans, programs, and policies. Holly has dedicated her time, energy, and skills to fully understanding the ecological, social, and economical factors associated with local and statewide resource issues.

As the executive director, Holly works closely with the SRWP Board of Trustees to effectively develop and implement the organization’s strategic plan, programs, and projects and works with regional, state, and federal partners to address issues affecting the Sacramento River watershed. She continues to foster SRWP's existing relationships and establish new relationships to improve and expand communication and cooperative management actions within the watershed. In December of 2016, Holly completed her graduate project titled Sacramento River Web-Portal: Providing Technical Assistance to Support Community-Based Watershed Management and earned a Master of Arts in Geography with an option in Environmental Policy and Planning from CSU, Chico.

Chuck Lundgren

SRWP Webmaster
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Chuck has served as SRWP's webmaster since 2001 and has decades of programming, technical writing and graphic design experience. He has created numerous websites, developed and marketed software products, and written hundreds of articles, columns and subscription-based email newsletters.

Chuck has redesigned and maintained numerous websites including more than two dozen watershed group website in the Sacramento River watershed as part of SRWP's Web Assistance Program.

In addition to serving as SRWP's webmaster, Chuck has been IT Manager at River Partners in Chico since 2012.

Amye Osti

Data Program Coordinator

Amye is the CEO and Founder of 34 North. 34 North specializes in the intersection of technology, natural resource management and public policy and is a leading provider of data management solutions for the State of California. As leader of a diverse team of technologists, data and earth scientists, Amye is responsible for bringing OpenNRM natural resource management data platform to market as well as building a vibrant open source community. This unique software platform is designed to help users turn data into valuable information and the foundation of the Sacramento River Watershed Data Program. The OpenNRM Data Platform is used to manage large scale multi-agency collaborative efforts between CalFire, USFS, USGS, USFWS,USBR, USACE, MWD, DWR, SWRCB, EPA and many others in the California Delta, San Joaquin River, Sierra Nevada and Sacramento River Watersheds. In addition to company initiatives, Amye also leads strategic efforts that help shape the technological landscape for managing environmental data.

Before joining 34 North in 2007, Amye was an executive producer of entertainment websites for Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Artisan, Sundance and Cartoon Network. Other positions include Dega, Director of Product Development for Ford Motor Company, Acura, GM and Trane as well a serving 3 years with the State Department in Germany and Spain analyzing emerging technologies and their effect on American industry.

Stephen McCord

SRWP Technical Coordinator
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Stephen has been SRWP's technical lead since 2008. He has over 20 years of research, teaching, and consulting experience and serves clients throughout California and internationally in water quality and watershed management. Key areas of expertise include technical project management and stakeholder facilitation, watershed and lake management, NPDES permitting for stormwater and wastewater facilities, discharge and receiving water monitoring, and water quality modeling. A particular area of focu​s has been mercury – conceptual and mass balance models, TMDLs, water quality trading, abandoned mine site cleanups, strategic planning, and facilitating stakeholder groups.

Stephen facilitates the SRWP Monitoring Committee and has lead the effort to investigate the feasibility of a long-term, sustainable regional monitoring program (RMP) for the Sacramento River Watershed. He coordinates the activities of the Delta Tributaries Mercury Council (DTMC) and the Delta Methylmercury TMDL Nonpoint Sources Workgroup including providing updates, facilitating meetings, and developing documents and reports including a methylmercury control study workplan for wetlands and irrigated agricultural lands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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