The Restoration Authority is staffed by the State Coastal Conservancy and the Association of Bay Area Governments, including the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, under a Joint Powers Agreement.  All staff can be reached on (510) 286-7193 or

Inquiries about grants should be directed to

Inquiries about the Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) should be directed to

Media Inquiries should go to the Public Information Officer: Taylor.Samuelson (at) or 510-286-4182

Authority Staff: 

Amy Hutzel, Executive Officer

Amy Roach, General Counsel

Josh Purtle, Counsel

Caitlin Sweeney, Program Manager

Moira McEnespy, Program Manager

Jessica Davenport, Deputy Program Manager

Karen McDowell, Deputy Program Manager

Linda Tong, Grant Program Coordinator/Project Manager

Taylor Samuelson, Public Information Officer

Paul Johnson, Clerk

Vanessa Aczon, Project Manager

Virgilio Cuasay, Project Manager

Laura Cholodenko, Project Manager

Natasha Dunn, Project Manager

Sara Haugen, Project Manager

Erica Johnson, Project Manager

Shalini Kannan, Project Manager

Marilyn Latta, Project Manager

Leslie Perry, Project Manager

Heidi Nutters, Project Manager

Diana Fu, Project Manager

Liz Juvera, Project Manager

Evyan Sloane, Deputy Program Manager