Forrest English, Program Director - forrest (at) rogueriverkeeper (dot) org
Forrest is a lifelong resident of Southern Oregon and has spent most of his professional life working around water. In addition to years of grassroots environmental organizing around the country, he has been a commercial fisherman, canoe guide, wetlands technician, heavy equipment operator, and a foreman in charge of stream and wetland restoration crews. Forrest has run equipment or crews on dam removals, reconnecting diverted creeks, cleaning up miles of silted-in spawning beds and worked on numerous wetland delineation and mitigation projects. Most recently Forrest was Rogue Riverkeeper's Water Quality Coordinator for 2 years before becoming the Program Director.
Robyn Janssen, Clean Water Campaigner - robyn (at) rogueriverkeeper (dot) org
Robyn was born and raised in Southern Oregon and has spent most of her life working on the water. As a teenager, Robyn discovered her love of the water as a professional river guide and has been introducing people to the rivers of southern Oregon, northern California and beyond ever since. Robyn feels most at home on the river and has an intimate relationship with the Rogue and its watershed. She has been a volunteer with KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper for the last 6 years and has worked diligently on the Save the Wild Rogue campaign. Robyn is a magna cum laude graduate from Southern Oregon University where she studied art and geology. Through her experiences as a guide, Robyn has been an inspiring river steward, educating guests about their unique environments and demonstrating how people can protect these special places that we love. She is excited to jump in and get her feet wet here at Rogue Riverkeeper!
Sarah Westover, LNG Organizer - sarah (at) rogueriverkeeper (dot) org
Sarah has spent most her life in Southern Oregon, moving to the area from the Santa Cruz Mountains with her family when she was in elementary school. Sarah graduated from SOU with a degree in Political Science and has since worked on a number of environmental and social justice campaigns. Before joining the No on LNG Campaign team, Sarah served as an AmeriCorps member and organizer with the Oregon Student Association. As the SOU Campus Organizer, Sarah worked with students in the Rogue Valley and statewide to run legislative and social justice campaigns including the largest voter registration drive in Oregon’s history. Sarah is passionate about social justice and community organizing and she spends her free time reading, hiking, gardening, and chicken rearing.