Andy Fayram, Monitoring Program Manager
Andy coordinates the Forum’s monitoring and assessment programs, data analysis, and reporting strategies. He received his BS degree in zoology from the University of Wisconsin, his MS degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences from the University of Washington, and his PhD in biological sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Andy previously worked for the National Marine Fisheries Service and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, where he served in various capacities including Treaty Fisheries Coordinator, Quantitative Fisheries Policy Analyst, Great Lakes Monitoring Coordinator, Great Lakes Representative for the National Water Quality Monitoring Council, and co-chair of the Lake Michigan Monitoring Coordination Committee. Originally from Wisconsin, Andy moved to Fort Collins in 2014, where he taught courses at Colorado State University and worked on data analysis projects for the World Wildlife Fund prior to joining the Big Thompson Watershed Forum. He is also a science editor for the journal Fisheries.