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Steve May, Executive Director

 

 

 

 Steve hosts many RRWC’s meetings, works with partner organizations to further RRWC’s outreach and goals, coordinates with Farmer-Led Coordination, grants and education.

esteban mayo

Director ejecutivo

Steve.May@lenawee.mi.us

Meija Knafl, Outreach Coordinator

Meija leads nature programming in-field, and in-classroom for all ages, coordinates with partner organizations to present to communities, and is always promoting the health of local streams and rivers of private and public land throughout the watershed. 

 

Meija also enjoys fencing! She fences in both modern and historical styles at the Ann Arbor Sword Club, and even teaches private lessons. She also volunteers to participate in controlled ecological burns and loves to bike in the warmer seasons of the year.

Meija Knafl

Lydia Lopez, Water Stewardship Coordinator

Lydia works on everything from representing RRWC at conferences and meetings, to creating information content, and helping our Outreach Coordinator host events.

Outside of RRWC, Lydia is a small business co-owner of a local zero-waste store, as well as a senior, majoring in Environmental Science, at Siena Heights University. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her partner on his family farm.

lidia lopez

Sarah Woith, Adminstrative Coordinator

Benny works on meeting minutes, inviting communities and members to events, updating RRWC’s website, adding new contacts, and attending and representing RRWC in meetings. 

 

Benny is new to the watershed as she just moved here in August of 2021 all the way from Seattle, Washington. She has self published a poetry book and has many hobbies including photography, graphic design, video games, writing, and making jewelry. 

Sara Woith

Misty Forest Reflection

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Benny works on meeting minutes, inviting communities and members to events, updating RRWC’s website, adding new contacts, and attending and representing RRWC in meetings. 

 

Benny is new to the watershed as she just moved here in August of 2021 all the way from Seattle, Washington. She has self published a poetry book and has many hobbies including photography, graphic design, video games, writing, and making jewelry. 

Comité Ejecutivo

Harry Sheenan, Chair

Harry works to develop and manage grants, he’s also the timekeeper and chief "cat herder of the Executive Committee!”

 

Harry says he joined RRWC because of the organization’s high performing ability, geared toward conservation and outreach as well as its potential to grow in capacity to influence and protect the River Raisin. 

Outside of RRWC, Harry enjoys hiking, soccer tourism, and canoeing (whilst avoiding mosquitos)! Harry also joined the Peace Corps in Nepal from 1990-1992.
 

harry sheehan

Silla
Adjunto jefeRepresentante del Comisionado de Recursos Hídricos

Condado de Washtenaw 

John Calhoun, Vice Chair

John C. Calhoun is RRWC’s Vice Chair! John assists in grant approvals, outreach meeting coordinations, and public relations. Having grown up on the River Raisin, and now living on Clark Lake, John cares deeply about the watershed and its health. 

 

John loves to fish on local lakes and the western Lake Erie basin, hunt, and is the President of the Brooklyn Sportsman's Club, the “best sporting clay course in Southern Michigan!” John is also lay minister and an elected township official. 

Juan Calhoun

Vicepresidente

Tesorero del municipio de Columbia

y representante del condado de Jackson

KZ Bolton, Treasurer

Bolton

Tesorero

Comisionado del condado y representante del condado de Lenawee

Sybil Kolon, Secretary

Sybil is a diligent meeting minute manager and aims to ensure RRWC is transparent in meeting minutes and other communications.

 

She has lived in the watershed for 46 years and has been involved with RRWC since the 1990’s. Sybil retired from Michigan Dept of Environmental Quality, which is now known as EGLE (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy) in 2016.

 

She has always held a special interest in connecting people, especially kids, to nature.

Sibila Kolon

Secretario

Representante del municipio de Manchester

Condado de Washtenaw

miembros

David Hoffman

david hoffmann

Condado Comisionado y representante del condado de Monroe

Phil Kittridge

Phil Kittridge

Representante del municipio de Cambridge,

Condado de Lenawee

Trudi Cooper

trudi cooper

Representante del municipio de Sharon

Condado de Washtenaw

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