Key folks

A lot of people are working either directly on the FORTAG vision or on related projects with strong overlap and similar direction.

The core volunteer team of FORTAG proponents includes:

Fred Watson - FORTAG proponent & Associate Professor - CSUMB
Scott Waltz - FORTAG proponent & Associate Professor - CSUMB & Sierra Club
Margaret Davis - Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse & Marina Planning Commissioner
Gail Morton - Marina City Councilor & FORA Boardmember

Folks we're working with, or have met with "one-on-one" about FORTAG

Alec Arago - District Director - US Rep. Sam Farr
Amity Wood - Education and Outreach Coordinator - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Andre Lewis - Associate Vice President for University Affairs - CSUMB
Anya Spear - Associate Director of Campus Planning - CSUMB
Ariana Green - Transportation Planner - TAMC
Ashley Quackenbush - Assistant Planner - Denise Duffy & Associates
Bernard Green - Student Transportation Outreach Coordinator, CSUMB
Beth Palmer - Chief Operating Officer - Monterey Downs
Bill Collins - BRAC Environmental Coordinator, Department of the Army
Bill Weigle - Sustainable Seaside / KFOW
Bob Guidi - Community Planner - Presidio of Monterey
Brandy Rider - Planning Division Chief - Caltrans
Brian Boudreau - Principal - Monterey Downs
Brian LeNeve - Past President - California Native Plant Society, Monterey Bay Chapter
Bruce Delgado - Mayor - City of Marina
Brad Slama - Developer - Monterey Peninsula Properties
Caine Camarillo - Supervising Ranger - MPRPD
Candace Ingram - Executive Director - Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation
Carl Holm - Deputy Director of Resource Management Agency - Monterey County
Chris Hartzell - Vice President - Monterey Audubon Society
Chris Mack - Keep Fort Ord Wild
Chris Stump - Land Development Manager, Shea Homes (Marina Community Partners)
Christine di Iorio - (former) Director of Community Development - City of Marina
Chris Placco - Associate Vice President, Campus Planning & Development, CSUMB
Christine Moss - Director - MPRPD
Chuck Harmon - Head of School, York School
Chuck Lande - President - The Chadmar Group (Marina Heights developer)
Colin Burgett - Senior Project Manager - TJKM
Donna Blitzer - Director, Government & Community Relations - UC Santa Cruz
Dan Dawson - City Manager - City of Del Rey Oaks
Dan Fernandez - Professor & co-Coordinator of Environmental Studies Program - CSUMB
Dave Pacheco - Councilman - City of Seaside
David Eisen - Project Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers
Deb Hillyard - Conservation Planner - CDFW
Debbie Hale - Executive Director - TAMC
Dino Pick - Interim City Manager - City of Del Rey Oaks
Don Hofer - Manager - Marina Community Partners ("The Dunes")
Dave Potter - Supervisor - District 5 - Monterey County
David Moore - Outdoor Recreation Planner - BLM
Darius Rike - Past President & Webmaster - MORCA
Eddie Falcon - Manager - Central Coast Veterans Cemetery
Elizabeth Caraker - Principal Planner, City of Monterey
Eric Petersen - Chair, TAMC Bicycle & Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee
Erica Parker - Field Representative for Assemblymember Mark Stone
Erin Harwayne - Senior Planner/Environmental Scientist - DDA
Eric Morgan - Natural Area Manager - BLM
Eric Yurkovich - Senior Associate - Raimi + associates
Eduardo Ochoa - President - CSUMB
Fred Aegerter - Director of Community Development, City of Marina
Gail Morton - Councilwoman - City of Marina
Gage Dayton - Administrative Director - UCSC Natural Reserve system
Gina Schmidt - GIS Coordinator, AMBAG
Gloria Stearns - Economic Development Program Manager - City of Seaside
Gordon Smith - Veterans Wild Fort Ord
Graham Bice - Managing Director - UC-MBEST Center
Hanna Muegge - GIS & Planning Intern - AMBAG
Hank Myers - Senior Transportation Planning Engineer - TAMC
Heather Adamson - Director of Planning - AMBAG
Henrietta Stern - Secretary & FORA/ESCA Liaison - MORCA. Community leader - FORT Friends
Hunter Harvath - Assistant General Manager, Finance & Administration - MST
Jane Haines - Land use lawyer - retired
Jane Parker - Supervisor - District 4 - Monterey County
Jenny Duggan - Assistant Professor, Wildlife Biology - CSUMB
Jim Arnold - Senior Project Manager - FORA
Jim Bilz - Superintendent - Monterey Sector - CA Dept of Parks and Recreation
Joan Carpenter - Civil Engineer - State Parks
John Dalessio - Director - MPRPD
John Dunn - General Manager - City of Seaside
John Guertin - Deputy Director - Resource Management Agency, Monterey County
John Hiles - District Maintenance Chief - Monterey District - CA Dept of Parks and Recreation
John Reid - Strategic Management Consultant - Chartwell School
Jonathan Brinkmann / Garcia - Senior Planner - FORA
Jake Martin - Biologist - USFWS
Jason King - Project Director & Town Planner - Dover-Kohl Partners
Jim Fletcher - President, Northern CA Division, Benchmark Communities (East Garrison)
John Elliott - Chief, Master Planning Division - Presidio of Monterey
John Marker - (former) Associate Vice President, Facilities Services & Operations - CSUMB
Justin Meek - Senior Planner - City of Marina
Josh Metz - Economic Development Coordinator - FORA (Associate Planner prior to mid-2015)
Joyce Nichols - Land Agent - Pacific Gas & Electric
Jackie Nelson - Environmental Education Supervisor - MPRPD
Jeannette Tuitele-Lewis - Cheif Executive Officer - BSLT
Joel Trice - President - MORCA
Kate Daniels Kurz - Chief of Staff to Mo. Co. Supervisor Mary Adams
Kathleen Lee - President - MPRPD
Kathleen Ventimiglia - Director for Campus Planning and Development - CSUMB
Katie Pofahl - Director - MPRPD
Kay Cline - Sustainable Seaside
Kayla Jones - Councilwoman - City of Seaside
Keith DeFiebre - Owner / Manager - CCCX
Kelsey Liebenson-Morse - Journalist - Monterey County Weekly
Kelly Sorenson - Secretary/Treasurer - MPRPD
Kevin Saunders - Vice President for Administration and Finance - CSUMB
Kristi Markey - Chief of Staff for Supervisor Parker - Monterey County
Lacey Raak - Sustainability Director - CSUMB
Laura Lee Lienk - Co-Director, The Watershed Institute - CSUMB
Lisa Brinton - Community & Economic Development Services Manager - City of Seaside
Lisa Rheinheimer - Director of Planning & Development - Monterey-Salinas Transit
Lisa Uttal - Education Specialist - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Layne Long - City Manager - City of Marina
Marcel Forte - Associate Vice President, Facilities Services & Operations - CSUMB
Mark Stone - State Assemblymember - 29th Assembly District
Mary Adams - Monterey County Supervisor
Mary Israel - Administrative Coordinator, FORA
Matt McCluney - Senior Transportation Planner, CSUMB
Maura Twomey - Executive Director - AMBAG
Megan Jones - Senior Program Manager - Rincon Consultants
Melanie Beretti - Program Manager, Resource Management Agency, Monterey County
Merle Witvoet - Disc Golf Instructor - CSUMB
Michael Houlemard - Executive Office, FORA
Michael Salerno - Keep Fort Ord Wild
Mike Bellinger - Principal - BFS
Mike DeLapa - Interim Executive Director - LandWatch Monterey County
Mike Gallant - Business Development Transit Planner - Monterey-Salinas Transit
Mike Lerch - Associate Director, Facilities Services & Operations - CSUMB
Mike Wegley - District Engineer - Marina Coast Water District
Mike Zeller - Senior Transportation Planner - TAMC
Margaret Davis - FORTAG & Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse & Marina Planning Commissioner
Marti Noel - Assistant Redevelopment Director - Monterey County
Mary Israel - Administrative Coordinator - FORA
Michael Salerno - Member - Keep Fort Ord Wild
Megan Tolbert - (former) Transportation Planner - CSUMB
Mike McCullogh - Recycled Water Program Assistant, MRWPCA
Natalie Zayas Delgado - Citizens for Sustainable Marina
Nick Madronio - Treasurer - MORCA
Nick Papadakis - Chair, Monterey Bay Charter School Foundation, Board of Directors
Nicole Charles - District Director, Senator William W. Monning, State Senate District 17
Paul Bruno - Principal & CFO - MPE
Paul Michel - Superintendent - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Peter Taormina - Vice President / Principal, Engineering & Estimating - MPE
Phil Craig - Vice President - MORCA
Rafael Payan - General Manager - MPRPD
Rachel Saunders - Associate Director of Conservation - BSLT
Ray Parks - Principal Architect - Ray Parks & Associates - with Cypress Knolls development
Rich Deal - City Traffic Engineer - City of Monterey
Rick Boggs - GIS specialist - CSUMB
Rick Medina - Senior Planner, City of Seaside
Steve Endsley - Assistant Executive Officer - FORA
Sam Farr - U.S. Congressman
Sara Breneman - Marketing Director, Benchmark Communities, Northern CA Div. (East Garrison)
Sarah Hardgrave - Conservation Programs Manager - BSLT
Scott Ottmar - Junior Engineer, City of Seaside
Sean Kranyak - Developer - Monterey Peninsula Properties
Shyam Kamath - Dean of Business - CSUMB
Sean McStay - Steward - UC-FONR
Sean Tillema - Project Manager - The Chadmar Group (Marina Heights developer)
Stan Cook - Senior Program Manager - FORA
Stephen Svete - Principal - Rincon Consultants
Steve Bachman - Senior Park & Recreation Specialist & Senior Environ. Scientist - State Parks
Steve Matarazzo - Planning Director - UC MBEST center (formerly Senior Consultant, Pacific Municipal Consultants, for UCMBEST)
Steve Robinson - Associate Transportation Engineer - Wood Rodgers
Steve Zmak - Photographer & Graphic Artist - Zmak Creative - Sierra Club
Suzy Worcester - Professor & co-Coordinator of Environmental Studies Program - CSUMB
Tanya Diamond - Wildlife Biologist / GIS Analyst, Pathways for Wildlife
Ted Lopez - Associate Planner - FORA
Terah Donovan - Conservation Planner - ICF
Teresa Rodgers - Technical Lead, US Army Corp of Engineers
Theresa Szymanis - Planning Services Manager - City of Marina
Thomas Bodary - GIS Manager - Presidio of Monterey
Tim Jensen - Planning and Conservation Manager - MPRPD
Tim O'Halloran - City Engineer / Public Works Services Manager - City of Seaside
Todd Muck - Deputy Executive Director - TAMC
Tom Ghigliotto - Field Oversight Inspector, Chenega LLC, Contractor to US Army Corps of Eng.
Vicki Nakamura - Assistant to the President - Monterey Peninsula College
Victoria Beach - Councilwoman - City of Carmel by the Sea
Walter Tribley - President - Monterey Peninsula College
Wendy Elliott - Senior staff - MCP