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CRBC Staff Portrait

The CRBC office is located at 5427 Glen Echo Avenue in Gladstone. We are located on the second floor of the Kiwanis building. Parking is available on-street and in a small lot off Ashton Lane. Questions? Call 503-303-4372.

CRBC Staff, January 2019

Current Staff


Jennifer Sampson

Jennifer Sampson

Fiscal & Administrative Assistant

Bachelor of Science in Ag Business, Bachelor of Science in Fish and Wildlife Science, Minor in Equine Science, Oregon State University

Jennifer previously worked for the Clackamas County Fair and Event Center as their Executive Assistant and Office Manager. She lives on a small horse farm on the Molalla River.

Contact me about: Financial questions, accounting, human resources, operations, and compliance.

jennifer@clackamasriver.org


Zachary Bergen

Zachary Bergen

Restoration Project Manager

Bachelor of Science in Forestry from University of Vermont

Mr. Bergen has worked in the field of environmental conservation and forestry since 2001 and focused specifically on riparian and upland vegetation management since 2009. He brings experience ranging from traditional forestry to revegetation restoration and has acted as a Forester/ Crew Supervisor, Silviculture Forester, Research Crew Supervisor, and Field Technician. Mr. Bergen’s restoration experience includes work with private landowners, nonprofits, watershed councils, and government agencies to accomplish a variety of restoration goals.

Contact me about: On-the-ground activities with Shade Our Streams, the Rock Creek Partnership, and restoration projects.

zachary@clackamasriver.org


Cheryl McGinnis

Cheryl McGinnis

Executive Director

Master of Business Administration from Oregon State University and Bachelor of Science in Education from University of Oregon

Ms. McGinnis has been Executive Director of the Clackamas River Basin Council since July 2006. She has over 16 years of experience in non-profit management, governance, program development, fiscal management, volunteer coordination, and staff supervision.

Contact me about: Partnership opportunities, personnel matters, CRBC Basin Action Plan and budget, grant opportunities and administration, legal or policy matters, interest in serving on our Board of Directors or on one of our committees.

cheryl@clackamasriver.org


Charlie Ylijoki

Charlie Ylijoki

Field Specialist

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences from University of Massachusetts Amherst

Charlie Ylijoki has a background in conservation ecology and has assisted on projects that range from native plant restoration, endangered species surveys, and environmental impact assessments. Through his professional experiences he has worked with state and federal government agencies, universities, and private consultants.

Contact me about: On-the-ground activities with Shade Our Streams.

charlie@clackamasriver.org


Suzi Cloutier

Suzi Cloutier

Stewardship and Communications Manager

Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology, Minor in Large Animal Veterinary Science University of Rhode Island

Ms. Cloutier has an extensive natural resource professional background including fisheries, water quality assessment and aquatics work, habitat restoration and enhancement and environmental education.  She is successful in recruiting and engaging landowners and volunteers in riparian enhancement projects. Ms. Cloutier’s experiences also includes 14 years designing and implementing a week-long environmental education camp for 160 of Oregon’s inner-city youth.

She lives on a farm filled with equines in the Clackamas River Basin.

Contact me about: Shade Our Streams, water quality, pesticide management, and education.

suzi@clackamasriver.org


Pat Kaczmarek at Noyer Creek

Pat Kaczmarek

Communications and Program Coordinator

Bachelor of Fine Art, Academy of Art, San Francisco, California

Pat Kaczmarek’s experience includes developing marketing and public relations plans and strategies along with public speaking. Her professional communication acumen includes creative project planning, community education, branding and visual design, special events planning and media relations. Pat has a passion for creating accessible communications that are relevant and meaningful. She is an environmental enthusiast who seeks adventures on forest trails to escape the concrete jungle.

Contact me about: Upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.
pat@clackamasriver.org