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Board of Directors

Derrell Bridgman
Derrell is a Board Member and Conservation Chair of the Livermore FlyFishers. Derrell established and runs the successful "Trout in the Classroom" program in the Bay Area. Derrell is also a Board Member of the Northern California Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers and is active in their Conservation Network and Steelhead Committee.

Rich Cimino
Rich is a 25 year resident of Pleasanton. Rich is an active member with the Alameda Creek Alliance, Ohlone Audubon Society and Preserve Area Ridgelands Committee. Rich helped initiate the Friends of Springtown Preserve in Livermore. Rich is also an avid birder and has worked with the Sequoia National Forest doing Spotted Owl nesting surveys. Rich owns and operates Yellowbilled Tours, a birdwatching tour company.

Brendan Cummings
Brendan is senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity and the Director of the Center's Wildlands Program. Brendan has worked on protection of endangered Bay Area species since 1998, including listing, critical habitat, and protective regulations for Alameda Creek watershed species such as steelhead trout, Alameda whipsnake, California red-legged frog, and California tiger salamander.

Jeff Miller
Jeff is the founder of the Alameda Creek Alliance and has served as Executive Director since 1997. Jeff also works full time with the Center for Biological Diversity on media, outreach, writing endangered species listing petitions, and working on biodiversity issues and endangered species protection throughout California.

Peggy Olofson
Peggy worked as a Water Resource Control Engineer for the S.F. Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board from 1992-2002, and was the Board's Watershed Manager for the Alameda Creek watershed. Peggy now owns and manages Olofson Environmental, Inc., and is Director of the S. F. Estuary Invasive Spartina Project.

Scott Taylor
Scott has been an active ACA member and volunteer since 1999. Scott is one of the most active volunteers and furthers the work of the Alameda Creek Alliance by serving as Secretary of the Board.

Staff

Executive Director: Jeff Miller

Events Director: Rich Cimino

Volunteer and Restoration Coordinator: Ralph Boniello