Wildlife Conservation Commission

About Us

The Wildlife Conservation Commission (WCC) is an eight-member commission that advises the Napa County Board of Supervisors on funding proposals that preserve and enhance Napa County wildlife and their habitats, pursuant to California Fish and Game Code §13103.

The Commission is comprised of four members representing the Public at Large, one Sportsperson/Angler, one Wildlife/Conservation representative, one youth representative between the age of 15 and 25, and one Planning Commission representative.

The Wildlife Conservation Commission operates under the framework set up by the Bylaws of the Napa County Wildlife Conservation Commission (PDF).



Advancing the Protection, Conservation, Propagation, and Preservation of Fish and Wildlife in Napa County.

Agendas & Minutes

Past and upcoming agendas and minutes for the Wildlife Conservation Commission.


  • Charles Burton, Chair
    Public At Large
  • Michael Sipiora, Vice-Chair
    Public At Large
  • Megan Dameron
    Planning Commission
  • Ina Pisani
    Wildlife / Conservation
  • Kimberly Richard
    Public At Large
  • Gregory Matsumoto 
    Public At Large
  • Alex Pader
  • Thomas Collins
    Youth Representative

Staff Representatives

  • Dana Morrison, Secretary, Supervising Planner
    Phone: 707-253-4417
  • Pam Arifian, Planner III
    Phone: 707-259-5934Call: 707-259-8239
  • Daniel Zador, Planner II
    Phone: 707-259-8239 Call: 707-259-8239
  • Laura Anderson, Deputy County Counsel
    Phone: 707-259-8252 Call: 707-259-8239


Grants & Proposals

The Wildlife Conservation Commission Grant funding cycle for 2023-2024 will be open from June 15, 2023 to July 14, 2023. Funding proposals submitted to the WCC must advance the purposes listed in Section 13103 of the California Fish and Game Code. Grant proposals must follow the Grant Funding Proposal Application Requirements (PDF) set forth by the Wildlife Conservation Commission for funding requests. Learn more on the Grant Funding - Application and Information page.

See Grant Funding - Current and Past Projects for information about the most recent projects funded by the WCC, as well as a listing of grant funding projects dating back to 2002.

If you have questions or want to learn more about the Wildlife Conservation Commission, please send us an email.

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