STAFF

Erik Rook

District Manager

Erik grew up in the coastal mountains near Santa Cruz California. He earned his BS in Ecology from the Evergreen State College in Washington after 2 years of internships and courses at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He moved to Eastern Oregon in 2010 with a 4 year stint working as a biologist in Alaska from 2012 to 2016. Erik started working for the SWCD as a Project Manager and took the role of District Manager in 2021. He has 12 years of experience in resource management and watershed restoration. Living in the natural playground of eastern Oregon, he spends his off time hunting, fishing, rafting and skiing with his wife and their two dogs.    

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BA Robbins

Office Manager

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BA Robbins moved to Monument in 2006 and has worked for the Monument SWCD for 14 years. She has been a Contract Bookkeeper, the District Manager, and is now the Office Manager of the SWCD. BA's experience and knowledge is invaluable, providing guidance and support.  BA is a local landowner within one of the tributaries of the district. She spends her off time being a steward to her land with a strong interest and passion for trees. 

BOARD of DIRECTORS

Jim Bahrenburg - Zone 1

Chairman

Vacant - Zone 2

Vice-Chairman

Andy Watkins - At Large #2

Director

Jeff Thomas - At Large #1

Secretary/Treasurer

Brian Campbell - Zone 3

Director

Carrie Jewell

Associate Director