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Meet Our Staff

Protecting and restoring western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives, and legal advocacy.

Melissa Cain

GIS Analyst

Melissa holds a degree in Earth Sciences from Oregon State University, where she focused on terrestrial and aquatic systems and GIS. Prior to joining WWP, she worked for non-profit organizations and government agencies in Oregon, Montana, and Idaho.
Melissa specializes in applied geospatial science, and is interested in expanding the use of remotely sensed data, UAVs, and other spatial ecology technologies in public lands preservation campaigns and wildlife advocacy efforts.

Learn More About Our Other Staff Members!

Erik Molvar

Executive Director

Greta Anderson

Deputy Director

Adam Bronstein

Director for Nevada & Oregon

Talasi Brooks

Staff Attorney

Laura Cunningham

California Director

Nancy Linscott

Operations Director

Josh Osher

Public Policy Director

Jonathan Ratner

Director for Wyoming and Utah

Paul Ruprecht

Conservation Advocate

Cyndi Tuell

Arizona/New Mexico Director

Laura Welp

Ecosystems Specialist

Patrick Kelly

Idaho Director

Michael Saul

Colorado Director

Megan Backsen

10th Circuit Attorney