Elaine Harvey has worked for Yakama Nation Fisheries since 2006 and currently serves as the Environmental Coordinator. Elaine is also a member of the Kahmiltpa (Rock Creek) Band of the Yakama Nation.  She was the manager for the Rock Creek Fish and Habitat Project for 13 years and served as the Hydro Systems Oversight Coordinator for one year. She is also a Columbia River Intertribal Fisheries Commissioner for the Yakama Nation and serves as an Executive Board member for the Columbia Land Trust. Elaine dedicates her career to conserving and enhancing the First Foods for the Yakama Nation.  Her work includes enhancing streams for all native aquatic resources in many streams, riparian corridors, and wetlands in the streams in the Rock Creek, Klickitat, White Salmon, and Yakima drainages.  She also works with national forests to protect and enhance huckleberry habitats in the various huckleberry fields utilized by the Yakama Nation. Elaine works with her tribal departments to improve root gathering areas for tribal members on the Yakama reservation. She also is dedicated to sharing her traditional knowledge with the younger generations of the Yakama Nation.