Melissa Foley, PhD
Program Managing Director
Clean Water Program
Bay Regional Monitoring Program
Melissa Foley is the Managing Director for the San Francisco Bay Regional Monitoring Program. She has been involved in multiple long-term monitoring programs in coastal and marine habitats for over twenty years. She also has extensive experience working in interdisciplinary teams, including scientists, lawyers, decision makers, tribal members, and stakeholders on a wide range of topics, including water quality, wildfire, dam removal, cross-habitat connectivity, ocean acidification, cumulative effects, and ecosystem-based management. Melissa received her B.S. from Oregon State University and her PhD in Ecology from the University of California Santa Cruz.