The Council approved all current SSC members for another one-year term, as well as the appointment of Dayv Lowry from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. On the Pacific Northwest Crab Industry Advisory Committee (PNCIAC), the following members were appointed for two years: Lance Farr (Chair), Kevin Kaldestad, Steve Minor, Gary Painter, Dale Schwarzmiller, Gary Stewart, Tom Suryan, Elizabeth Wiley, Ruth Christiansen, Brett Reasoner, Dean Fasnacht, Erling Jacobsen, and Stefanie Moreland. The Advisory Panel added two new members; Carina Nichols of Sitka, a commercial fisher who will replace Jeff Farvour for the remaining one year of his term; and John Scoblic of Ketchikan’s Trident and Norquest Seafoods for a three-year term. The following AP members were re-appointed for three years: Ruth Christiansen, Kurt Cochran, Jeff Kauffman, Alexus Kwachka, Patrick O’Donnell, Sinclair Wilt; and Jeff Stephan for a one-year appointment.
Following are other committee appointments made by the Council:
Jared Bright, Jeff Farvour, Natasha Hayden, Jeff Kauffman, Nicole Kimball, Linda Kozak, Buck Laukitis (Chair), Bob Linville, Shawn McManus, Michael Offerman, Peggy Parker, Matt Robinson, and Erik Velsko.
BS Ecosystem Plan Team
Kerim Aydin, Mike Dalton, Diana Evans, Anthony Fischbach, Brandee Gerke, Brad Harris, Jim Ianelli, Jo-Ann Mellish, Heather Renner, Elizabeth Siddon, Ian Stewart, and Stephani Zador.