- phone: 541-673-5756
- email: Eric@umpquarivers.org
Eric has been with the Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers since April 2007. He started as a Project Manager, became the Restoration Coordinator in May 2010, and then the Executive Director in June 2011. Before joining the Council, Eric was a Project Manager for Douglas SWCD from March 2003 to April 2007. He also worked as a Field Biologist for Natural Resource Scientist, Inc. and as a Faculty Research Assistant for Oregon State University. Eric has a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology and Systematic Biology, with an emphasis in Fisheries and Wildlife from California Polytechnic State University, in San Luis Obispo, CA. Eric is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Oregon Army National Guard and is current the Battalion Commander for 2-162 Infantry in Springfield, OR. When not working, Eric is outside hunting, fishing, camping or in the garden with his kids.