HooRWA is a  citizens’ group that looks after the river.  We are dedicated to the restoration, conservation and enjoyment of the Hoosic River and its watershed, through education, research and advocacy. We envision a watershed that is ecologically sound and adds to the quality of life of its residents.


Board of Directors 2017

President, Andy Kawczak
Vice President, Thom Gentle
Secretary. Wendy Hopkins
Treasurer, Harold Brotzman
Gordon Batcheller
John Case
Sarah Gardner
Nick Howe
Tom Hyde
Karin Landry
Mark Merrell
Elayne Murphy
Jim Niedbalski
Lauren Stevens

Executive Director

Steve McMahon


Become a member!

Every member helps HooRWA. You not only provide support for our programs– you add volume to HooRWA’s voice when we speak out for policies that will ensure a clean, safe river and a healthy watershed.