Mission Vision

Curtis has worked for CalTrout since 2000. His passion for all things water led him to pursue a masters degree in Fisheries from Utah State University. His first job out of graduate school was with The Nature Conservancy living and working at the McCloud River Preserve where in between hatches he successfully finished his thesis. When he is not canvassing California for CalTrout, he lives in Mt. Shasta with his wife Amy and their two daughters Greta and Isabel.

July 12, 2019

Curtis Knight

July 12, 2019
Curtis has worked for CalTrout since 2000. His passion for all things water led him to pursue a masters degree in Fisheries from Utah State University.
July 15, 2019

Patrick Samuel

July 15, 2019
Patrick has been with CalTrout since 2014 and was one of the lead authors of the 2017 State of the Salmonids II: Fish in Hot Water report. Prior
July 15, 2019

Sandra Jacobson, Ph.D.

July 15, 2019
Sandra Jacobson, Ph.D. is the Director for the South Coast and Sierra regions and oversees CalTrout offices in San Diego, Ventura and Mammoth Lakes. Based in
July 12, 2019

Darren Mierau

July 12, 2019
Darren has a Masters Degree in Fisheries Biology from Humboldt State University and joined CalTrout in 2011. Before joining the organization, Mierau worked on numerous North
September 25, 2019

Alan Roesberry

September 25, 2019
Alan Roesberry is California Trout’s Chief Administrative Officer, responsible for finance and business administration, and the integration of those functions within the organization. Before joining CalTrout
September 25, 2019

Gabriella Roff M.A.

September 25, 2019
Gabriella, Director of Institutional Giving, has spent the last decade raising grant funds for CalTrout’s increasingly urgent work. Gabriella holds a Master’s degree from Loyola Marymount
September 25, 2019

Tracey Diaz

September 25, 2019
Tracey brings a broad range of marketing and sales experience to CalTrout along with a good old Midwestern can-do attitude. After graduating from the University of
September 25, 2019

Walter “Redgie” Collins, Esq.

September 25, 2019
Redgie is CalTrout’s Legal and Policy Director; he joined our organization as a Staff Attorney in 2016. A graduate of the University of San Francisco, Redgie
July 12, 2019

Jacob Katz, Ph.D.

July 12, 2019
Jacob was born with gills.  Fascinated with what happened below the water line he grew up chasing fish in every creek, puddle, river and pond he