Andy Fayram, Monitoring Program ManagerAndy 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. (970) 613-5065 Email Andy
Cassy Moorhead, Program Administrator
Doug Craft, Volunteer
Doug Craft is a retired research chemist, musician, and artist, who worked 34 years for the Bureau of Reclamation in Denver doing research on analytical chemistry, water quality, chemical processes in lakes and reservoirs, anaerobic sediment-water simulation, speciation and bioavailability of trace metals, binding constants for metal-fulvate complexes, fate and transport of toxic pollutants in watersheds, acid precipitation impacts on western lakes and reservoirs, geochemistry of dam seepage and mineral dissolution, and chemical equilibrium modeling of natural waters.
Andrew Canchola, Intern
Andrew is a student at Colorado State University studying Natural Resources Management with a concentration in Sustainable Water. He gained his interest in the water industry in Southern California where he grew up. Andrew has previously worked for the Mojave Water Agency where he assisted with a variety of research projects in cooperation with the USGS. He has also presented on a panel at the San Bernardino County Water Conference promoting the engagement of the next generation of water professionals. Andrew is excited to assist in water quality monitoring in Northern Colorado and pursue a career in the water industry.