Membership as of April, 2017

Voting Council Member Ex Officio Council Member

South Coast Commercial Fisheries

Brad Pettinger, Brookings


Governor or Governor's Designee

Jason Miner, Governor’s Natural Resources Office


 North Coast Commercial Fisheries

Scott McMullen, Astoria – Chair


Department of Environmental Quality

Jennifer Purcell


 North Coast Charter, Sport or Recreational Fisheries

John Holloway, Portland


Department of Fish and Wildlife

Caren Braby


 South Coast Charter, Sport or Recreational Fisheries

Richard Heap, Jr., Brookings


Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Brad Avy, Director


Ports,Marine Transportation or Navigation

Walter Chuck, Jr., Newport


Department of Land Conservation& Development

Patty Snow


 Coastal Non-Fishing Recreation

Charlie Plybon, South Beach


Department of State Lands

Chris Castelli


 Coastal Conservation or Environmental Organization

Robin Hartmann, Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, Roseburg


Department of Agriculture

Lindsay Eng


 Statewide Conservation or Environmental Organization

Jena Carter, The Nature Conservancy, Portland


Department of Parks and Recreation

Lisa Sumption, Director


Oregon Coastal Indian Tribes

Meagan Flier, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde


Oregon State University, Sea Grant College

Shelby Walker, Director


 North Coastal County Commissioner

Terry Thompson, Commissioner, Lincoln County


Federal Agency Liaison (per ORS 196.455)

Kris Wall, NOAA, Office for Coastal Management


 South Coastal County Commissioner

Bob Main, Commissioner, Coos County


Coastwide Local Governments' Organization

Loren Goddard, Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association, Newport


Coastal City Elected Official

David Allen, Newport – Vice Chair



Public-at-Large (coastal)

Jaime Fereday, Coos Bay

Andy Lanier, OPAC Staff

Oregon Coastal Management Program-Dept. Land Conservation & Development


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Public-at-Large (statewide)

Fred Postlewait, Jr., Newport

Steve Shipsey, OPAC Counsel Assistant

Attorney General Oregon Department of Justice

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Membership on the Ocean Policy Advisory Council is specified in ORS 196.438

(Revised: April 4, 2017)