South Fork John Day Watershed Council

Advice from a River - Go with the Flow. Immerse yourself in nature. Slow Down and Meander. Go around the obstacles. Be thoughtful of those downstream. Stay Current. The beauty is in the journey. - Ilan Shamir

Board of Directors


Joanne Keerins

Council Chair

(Mike Keerins, Alternate)

Keerins Century Ranch

Phil St. Clair

Vice Chair 

(Kristy St. Clair, Alternate)      

St. Clair Ranch 

M.T. Anderson

High Desert Cattle Company

and the Inshallah Ranch

High Desert Quarter Horses

Richard Nelson


(Micah Wilson, Alternate)

Izee Ranch

Scott Hess


Jackass Creek Ranch

Jason Kehrberg


Grant SWCD District Manager

Grant Soil and Water Conservation District

Amy Charette


Watershed Restoration Coordinator

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon

Jeff Maben



Western Juniper Alliance

Lorraine Vogt

Associate Director

District Conservationist

Natural Resource Conservation Service


Justin Rodgers

Associate Director

Rangeland Management Specialist

Bureau of Land Management

Program & Project Partners

Cascade Pacific RC&D

Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board

Meyer Memorial Trust

Oregon Community Foundation

Bella Vista Foundation

Charlotte Martin Foundation

Jubitz Foundation

The Ford Family Foundation

Oregon Wildlife Heritage Foundation

U.S. Partners for Fish and Wildlife

National Resource Conservation Service

Grant Soil and Water Conservation District

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Oregon Department of Forestry

Oregon Department of Education

Oregon State Weed Board

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon

Oregon State University

OSU Extension

Bureau of Land Management

Malheur and Ochoco National Forests

Oregon Department of Agriculture

John Day Basin Partnership

150 East Main Street, Suite 102, John Day, Oregon 97845, 541-620-5739