Daniel Heagerty is a fourth generation Californian and has spent the last 35 years leading technical and policy teams in water resource programs, river basin restoration, green infrastructure, and biodiversity conservation. His clients have included tribes, utilities, industry, and all levels of government. He has served on state and regional boards, and chaired the Oregon Board of The Nature Conservancy and the Board of the Oregon Zoo. As a Governor's appointee he was Co-Chairman of the State of Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board for seven years where he oversaw $50-60 million a year in funding for instream flows, water quality, habitat restoration, and private lands conservation. Additionally, he served on the boards of the Illahee Institute, Oregon Business Association, Oregon Water Trust, and Caldera Arts Camp (for under-served and at-risk youth). Through his deep belief in the Public Trust, Mr. Heagerty leads citizen's efforts for Public Trust protections of California water, wilderness areas and climate.
Deborah serves as RRI’s administrator for Huey Johnson and is the Manager for RRI's Fish in the Fields Project. Ms. Moskowitz holds a M.A. in Public Health from S.D.S.U. She has formerly worked as a project manager for a public health software design firm, and as a community clinic manager. She lives in Marin and is an active mountain biker and hiker.
Mr. Johnson served as the Western Regional Director and later as the President of The Nature Conservancy, where he was instrumental in major national conservation victories. Mr. Johnson founded The Trust for Public Land and The Grand Canyon Trust, as well as the international arm of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement. He served as California’s Secretary of Natural Resources from 1978-1982 and was arguably the last secretary to truly fight for the public’s interest in protecting natural resources. His pioneering policies and land acquisitions helped define the Land Trust Movement in the US and beyond. Among numerous awards, Mr. Johnson received the 2009 Armory Pugsley Medal for his work establishing public parks in the United States.
Chloe is a Sierra Nevada Foothills millennial with a B.A. in English Literature. Having grown up in Hawaii and California, she holds a deep passion for the coast and all natural bodies of water - which inspire her writing and poetry. She works as an assistant to Daniel Heagerty, manages our social media, and creates content for our cause.
Kathleen is a communications and social media consultant advocating sustainable industry and marketing activism. She has a B.A. in English and is co-owner of The 100: Business Management and Education. Kathleen is an ongoing volunteer with H.E.R.O. Housing, Studio 81 Community Theater, and the American River Conservancy. She lives in the Sierra Nevada Foothills and is an avid reader, runner, and water enthusiast.
Casey is a teacher and education specialist who started planting trees when he was five and has volunteered for ecological causes ever since. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Maîtrise in literature from the University of Toulouse II. He has previously been the director of an educational summer camp in France, and a lecturer at Charles University in Prague. Casey also works as a freelance web-designer and translator, and enjoys acting, reading, and playing music.