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.
Laura developed her interest and enthusiasm for environmental restoration and outreach throughout her life, while exploring the incredible diversity of wild habitats in California, earning a bachelor’s degree with honors in Biology and Psychology from UC Santa Cruz, giving nature walks and campfire programs as an interpretive ranger with the National Park Service, and especially when working on salmonid restoration projects on the northern coast of California for the past decade. She enjoys working hard to support SRF's goals, to share and advance the best practices for restoring the ecological integrity and salmonid populations of California.
Born and raised in the Humboldt region, Tashina has an investment in making sure her community as a whole works together for the betterment of the environment. Growing up among the redwoods and the Pacific coastline gave her the sense of how rural and beautiful nature is, and that is why she has dedicated her efforts to working with various nonprofits and Humboldt State University to amplify these issues.
Tashina splits her time between Salmonid Restoration Federation, Trees Foundation, and as a lecturer at Humboldt State University. She received her B.A. in Communication from Humboldt State University with a minor in Social Advocacy. Tashina is an animal lover (except reptiles), travel obsessive, and a food lover at heart.
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.