The Pew Charitable Trusts
Wild OceansSupport completion of process at the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to review exempted fishery permit applications on forage species included in the Ummanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment.
Portland AudubonLead writing of peer-reviewed paper on Black Oystercatcher (H. bachmani) 10-year productivity dataset.
Work Prior to 2023
Selected Recent Achievements
Co-led comprehensive campaign to prevent new fisheries on dozens of species of forage fish off the west coast. New federal rule was also supported by sport and commercial fisheries.
|Co-led comprehensive campaign to update commercial fisheries management of northern anchovy.|
|Designed and led successful grassroots campaign to protect over 10% of California’s seagrasses from destruction through shellfish farm expansion in Humboldt Bay.|
|Co-led the development of the Conservation Action Plan for the Ashy Storm-petrel.|
|Designed and completed a comprehensive 10-year program to assess, monitor and protect the Black Oystercatcher in California and Oregon.|
Sample Scientific Papers
|"Status and monitoring of Ashy Storm-Petrels Oceanodroma homochroa at Point Reyes National Seashore, California, 2012-2015"|
|"A First Population Assessment of Black Oystercatcher Haematopus Bachmani in California"|
Board Memberships and Agency Appointments
State-appointed member, 4-member Stakeholder Steering Committee for Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan for State of California. Helped put in place an ecosystem-based fishery management plan for Pacific herring in California.
|State-appointed member, aquaculture advisory committee|
|Appointed Conservation Seat to the Coastal Pelagics Advisory Subpanel of the Pacific Fishery Management Council.|
|State-appointed member, Squid Fishery Advisory Committee|
|Elected Board member, Pacific Seabird Group|