Caitlin Sweeney, Director, manages overall program direction and SFEP staff. Caitlin joined the Estuary Partnership in 2011 as a Senior Environmental Planner and was promoted to Director in 2015. She developed the Partnership’s Watershed Program and has overseen various multi-partner collaborative projects on watershed management, wetland restoration, and climate adaptation and resiliency. In addition, Caitlin led the most recent revision of the Comprehensive Conservation and Development Plan, the collaborative blueprint for the future of the Estuary. Prior to coming to the Partnership she spent twelve years at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, as a planner and ultimately as Chief Deputy Director. During her tenure, she developed enforceable policies on natural resources and sustainable development, including on wetland mitigation, public access and use of salt ponds. Caitlin has a B.A. in Biological and Environmental Studies from Mills College, and a Master’s in Marine Affairs from the University of Washington.