Our Staff

Karly Foster

Karly joined ONDA in September 2022, as Campaign Manager. She develops and executes conservation campaign initiatives across approximately 12 million acres of Oregon’s high desert public lands at the local, […]

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Claire Cekander

Claire joined ONDA in 2022 as the donor relations manager and is based in our Portland office. She works to deepen relationships with ONDA members by sharing ONDA’s work with […]

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Karina Diaz

Karina joined the ONDA team in 2021. As development coordinator, she maintains community engagement and fosters a connection to Oregon’s high desert, coordinates office volunteers and plans events. If you are […]

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Joanna Zhang

As ONDA’s Wildlife Coordinator, Joanna develops and implements ONDA’s wildlife conservation campaigns and initiatives. She has been a part of the ONDA staff since 2020, starting out as our Wyss […]

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Anne White

Anne joined ONDA in 2016 as an intern in the first year of our Sage-Grouse Habitat Monitoring Program and fell in love the high desert. She returned the next three […]

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Beth Macinko

Beth Macinko came on board as stewardship coordinator just in time for the 2020 field season. She’s responsible for leading ONDA’s uplands restoration trips in the Oregon Badlands, John Day […]

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Mark Salvo

As program director, Mark Salvo is responsible for supporting Oregon Natural Desert Association’s dedicated conservation staff and empowering our members to advance campaigns to protect, defend and restore wildlands, wildlife […]

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Hana Sant

Hana joined ONDA in 2019 as our membership and engagement coordinator. Her role is to cultivate further support for ONDA by connecting our community to the importance of Oregon desert […]

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Ryan Houston

Ryan stepped into ONDA’s executive director role in 2018, with 20 years of experience in the conservation sector under his belt. While serving as the executive director of the Bend-based […]

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Craig Miller

Craig leads ONDA’s mapping, spatial analysis and field inventory work and plays an advisory role in ONDA’s conservation campaigns. While he officially joined the staff in 2019, his roots with […]

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