Lisa Thompson joins TSF Board

TSF welcomes new Board member, Dr. Lisa Thompson


The Sierra Fund is proud to announce that Dr. Lisa Thompson has joined our Board of Directors. Dr. Thompson is an Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Anadromous & Inland Fisheries, and is part of the Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology Department at the University of California, Davis. She conducts applied fisheries research and outreach throughout California. She enjoys the Sierras while studying fish and their habitat, and also while kayaking, rock climbing, and backcountry skiing.


Dr. Thompson has a Ph.D. in Zoology with special expertise in ecology and fisheries, from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. A native of Canada, Dr. Thompson brings both scientific rigor and expertise as well as a deep understanding of California rivers and fisheries to our work. Scientifically and ecologically sound policies and practices are crucial to supporting our mission “to increase public and private investment in restoring and protecting the natural resources and communities of the Sierra Nevada.”