Our Staff

  • Tod Heisler

    Tod Heisler

    Executive Director

    Tod specializes in developing innovative strategies with a vast array of stakeholders to ensure that the DRC is accomplishing our mission to restore streamflow and improve water quality in the Deschutes Basin. Read more...

  • Bea Armstrong

    Bea Armstrong

    Director of Development & Communications

    Bea leads the fundraising and communications efforts at the Deschutes River Conservancy. Read more...

  • Kate Fitzpatrick

    Kate Fitzpatrick

    Program Director

    Kate is responsible for strategy and integration of DRC programs. She also manages the DRC’s program work in the Upper and Middle Deschutes Rivers and Tumalo Creek. Read more...

  • Bill Caram

    Bill Caram

    Director of Finance & Administration

    Bill oversees grant management, accounting, budgets, and financial reporting at the DRC. Read more...

  • Natasha Bellis

    Natasha Bellis

    Program Manager

    Natasha provides strategic oversight of the organization's stream flow restoration programs. Read more...

  • Gen Hubert

    Gen Hubert

    Water Leasing Program Manager

    Gen manages the Water Leasing Program, Instream Transfers, the DRC’s Groundwater Mitigation Bank, and the Blue Water Fund Raising Program. Read more...

  • Marisa Chappell Hossick

    Marisa Chappell Hossick

    Outreach Manager

    Marisa handles the DRC's Social Media, event coordination, newsletters and website. Marisa is also a professional photographer and uses her skills to document the beauty of our watershed. Read more...

  • Debbie Conners

    Debbie Conners

    Office Coordinator

    Debbie greets visitors and callers to the Deschutes River Conservancy as well as coordinates donor activities, board events and other DRC happenings. Read more...

  • Tara MacMillan

    Tara MacMillan

    Staff Accountant

    Tara joined the DRC in 2013 as the Staff Accountant. She handles the daily accounting transactions and supports the Director of Finance. Read more...

  • Kelsey Wymore

    Kelsey Wymore

    Program Associate

    Kelsey works with water rights leasing, transfers, and conserved water applications. Read more...