Platte River Recovery Implementation Program Staff

In 2007, Headwaters Corporation was formed for the purpose of providing staff to assist in implementing Program activities. Staff contact information is provided below.

Nebraska Office (HQ)

4111 4th Avenue, Suite 6
Kearney, NE 68845

(308) 237-5728

Jason Farnsworth

Executive Director
(308) 237-5728

Chad Smith

Deputy Executive Director
(402) 432-7950

Bridget Barron, Ph.D.

Director of Operations, Administration, and Human Dimensions
(308) 237-9464

David Baasch, Ph.D.

Director of Biological and Ecological Services
(308) 237-5728

Justin Brei, P.E.

Senior Civil Engineer
(308) 237-5728

Patrick Farrell

Statistical Ecologist
(308) 237-5728

Mallory Irvine

Wildlife Biologist
(308) 237-5728

Kaley Keldsen

Wildlife Biologist
(308) 237-5728

Julie Liakos

Administrative Assistant
(308) 237-3866

Kari Mohlman

Wildlife Biologist
(308) 237-5728

George Oamek

Economist
(402) 980-9770

Bruce Sackett

Director of Acquisitions
(402) 450-3527

Tim Tunnell

Senior Land Manager
(308) 237-5728

Colorado Office

405 Urban St, Suite 401
Lakewood, CO 80228

(720) 524-6115

Courtney Black, P.E.

Senior Water Resources Engineer
(720) 524-6115

Scott Griebling, P.E.

Senior Water Resources Engineer
(720) 524-6115

Tom Smrdel

Fluvial Geomorphologist
(720) 524-6115

Seth Turner, P.E.

Senior Water Resources Engineer 
(720) 524-6115

Kevin Werbylo, P.E.

Assistant Civil Engineer
(720) 524-6115

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