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


Who is Involved


Joanne Keerins, Council Chair

(Mike Keerins, Alternate)

Keerins Century Ranch

Joanne Keerins Mike Keerins

Phil St. Clair, Vice Chair

(Kristi St. Clair, Alternate)

Rocking 9 Ranch

Phil & Kristi St. Clair

Scott Hess, Secretary/Treasurer

Jackass Creek Ranch

Richard Nelson, Director

IZ Ranch

Richard Nelson

Jeff Maben, Director

Landowner/Consultant | Western Juniper Alliance

Jeff Maben

M.T. Anderson

Double R Ranch, LLC | High Desert Cattle Company

M.T. Anderson

Jim Dovenburg, Director

Widows Creek Ranch

Jim Dovenburg

Kyle Sullivan, Associate Director

Grant SWCD Manager | Grant Soil Water Conservation District


Amy Stiner, Executive Director

Hannah Latzo

Hannah Latzo, Project Manager

Lindsay Bullock

Lindsay Bullock, Office Manager



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