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Partners Outdoor IX - Participant List
DEBORAH CHENOWETH - is the Operations Manager for Bonneville Lock and Dam with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Ms. Chenoweth has spent over 25 years with the Corps of Engineers.
She started in January 1973 as a Park Ranger at Caesar Creek Lake in the Louisville District.
At the time she was the third female Park Ranger in the U.S. After 14 years in field positions in the Louisville District, she transferred to the Missouri River Division (now the Northwestern Division) where she worked as Assistant Chief of the Natural Resources Division.
In 1992, she moved to the Ohio River Division (now the Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division) where she served as the Assistant Chief of the Environmental Resources Division and Environmental Program Manager in the Directorate of Program Management.
Ms. Chenoweth has participated in several national task forces and committees including the ERGO steering committee, Natural Resources Career Development Committee, Recreation Research Field Review Group, the Assistant Secretary's Task Force to Improve Tribal Relations, and the 208 (a) Task Force.
In 1993, she was detailed to the Civil Works Office to respond to the Midwest Floods of that year.
Ms. Chenoweth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Management from the University of Michigan.
ED COUNCILL - is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Kentucky Outdoor Center
and Canoe Kentucky, a human-powered adventure sports outfitter and paddlesports canoe, kayak and rafting livery operation.
He was recently elected as an at-large member of the Professional Paddlesports Association Board of Directors after having been a member for 10 years.
Following a 25-year stint in the public sector as a contracts administrator, water resources manager and planner, he served as President of the Elkhorn Trust, a private nonprofit group with the purpose of preserving, protecting and enhancing the Creek's Kentucky Bluegrass heritage.
.: Albany Democrat-Herald :. News
"The key thing is, there is a problem in terms of adequate funding to maintain federal infrastructure," said Debby Chenoweth, operations director for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Oregon, the federal agency that maintains federal port facilities.
"It's not limited just to Tillamook," she
The federal Office of Management and Budget has directed the corps to give priority to dredging bars with commercial traffic, said Chenoweth
The high volume of water sweeping through it tends to keep it scoured out, and annual surveys confirm the authorized depth has remained at 18 feet or more, said Chenoweth
.Because of the capsizing, the next survey will be done next week, rather than waiting until July.
Smith, a Republican from Pendleton, was joined by Deborah Chenoweth, the head of operations for the Portland district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bob Lohn, the regional administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service, Capt. Paul Jewell, group commander of the Portland operation of the U.S. Coast Guard, and Chris Warner, who serves as the head of the Community Solutions office for Oregon Gov.
is committed to continuing dredging for the ports, but that the agency is constrained by the budget provided by Congress.
"If we did everything that needs to be done today, it would not only exceed my district budget but probably five or six other districts, too," Chenoweth
The truth about Dams
It is not the only answer to solving juvenile salmon survival," said Debbie Chenoweth, the Corps' Bonneville Dam project director."Every project is a little different and fish behave differently at various times of the year."The 10 turbines at power house number one are 1930's technology, she said, so they need to be replaced anyway.
.: Albany Democrat-Herald :. News
"This year's survey results confirmed our expectations that the channel is deeper than what we are allowed to dredge," said Debby Chenoweth, chief of the Corps' operations division.