Read and / or download City Council Resolution No. 2007-14
. This is the Resolution that created the Santa Fe River Commission as a standing Committee of the City of Santa Fe.
River Commission Members
Phillip J. Bové has been active in water management and the acequia community for over twenty-eight years. He is a Commissioner of the Acequia Madre de Santa Fe Community Acequia Association. Phil is a retired systems analyst from the Los Alamos National Laboratory,
John Buchser lives near the Santa Fe River. Prior to joining the Commission, John led volunteers on monthly outings. The volunteers picked up trash, removed elms, and covered graffiti along the River in the river corridor between De Fouri Street and St. Francis Drive (see northern.nmsierraclub.org for the current schedule). He is chair of the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club, which is focused on exploring, enjoying, and protecting the planet. For several years he hosted monthly dinners in his home for Sierra Club members and local experts on water related issues. Mr. Buchser is a computer systems architect at the Office of the State Engineer. John holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, with a major in Computer Science and Mathematics.
Jim Cutropia was born New York City in 1945 and has been Santa Fe resident since 2000. Jim is the director of finance and administration, Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. He holds an MBA in Management & Finance and a BS in aero engineering. Jim has served as AAS Aviation Tech, Naval Aviator 1969, AT&T retired, US Navy Retired, Southwestern College Board of Trustees, Mayor’s Tourism Committee, Lamy Chapel at Bishop’s Lodge Preservation Committee.
Dale Doremus is the lower Rio Grande program coordinator for the NM Environment Dept., Surface Water Quality Bureau. She represents NMED as lead coordinator for a multi-state salinity management program for the Rio Grande. Dale coordinates planning and project implementation for a 3-state coalition of water management agencies and water user groups; and coordinates water quality projects with the NM Interstate Stream Commission (ISC) and NM Office of State Engineer (OSE).
Richard Ellenberg (alternate) was born in New York City 1947. Richard holds a Juris Doctor forom 1972 and practiced law in Atlanta Georgia from 1972 to 2001 – his practice included a focus on land use issues and government regulations. In 2001 Richard moved to Santa Fe. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Canyon Neighborhood Association, Old Santa Fe Association and is Chair of the Democratic Party of Santa Fe County. Richard is an avid birder.
Sam Gerberding is the General Manager for Inn of the Governors and Del Charro, located at the intersection of Don Gaspar and Alameda St. He has previously served on the Occupational Tax Advisory Board and is a past-president for the Santa Fe Lodger’s Association. He has lived in Santa Fe for nine years after moving from Boise, Idaho.
Gerald Z. Jacobi is currently Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science and Management at New Mexico Highlands University as well as an aquatic macroinvertebrate consultant. He has worked as an environmental and aquatic scientist and professor at the New Mexico Environment Department, the University of Wisconsin, Skadar Lake in Yugoslavia, Environmental Protection Agency, and Alaska Fish and Game Department. His research interests include the distribution and abundance of aquatic macroinvertebrates in relation to environmental variables, the systematics of New Mexico Plecoptera (stoneflies) and Plecoptera of temporary streams. His research has contributed to roughly seventy publications.
Melinda Romero-Pike grew up along the Santa Fe River near the San Ysidro Crossing. Her parents’ farm utilized the land near the river for agriculture and livestock. Her two brothers still live along the river, as does Melinda. She has become an informal historian of the River and its ties to the community of Agua Fria and the larger community of Santa Fe. She served on the River Task Force in the 1990’s, currently works at Tortilla Flats, and is an active member of the San Isidro parish. On October 26, 2010, Santa Fe County, by resolution, named Ms. Romero-Pike the "Official Historian of The Agua Fria village."