Michele Culver
Regional Director

360-249-1229 Fax

For more information,
hard copies of documents,
or to get involved
please contact:

Heather Reed
Coastal Policy Coordinator

360-249-1229 fax

Jessi Doerpinghaus
Coastal Marine Policy Analyst


Washington Department of
Fish and Wildlife
600 Capitol Way N
Olympia WA 98501-1091


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Coastal MRCs
Grays Harbor County

Mission: The mission of the Grays Harbor County MRC is to understand, steward, and restore the natural function and economic vitality of the marine resources in Grays Harbor County for all citizens through research, action, and outreach and education.

Priority Actions for 2015:

  • Continued MRC representation and participation in the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council
  • Support the Chehalis Watershed Festival
  • Establish seabird monitoring sites along Grays Harbor County coastline
  • Continue to cleanup local beaches through the International Coastal Cleanup and Washington Coast Cleanup
  • Assist in marine mammal stranding response with Westport Aquarium
  • Continuing educational partnerships to support the Essential Ocean Literacy Principles and Essential Principles of Climate Change
  • Continue field trips and outreach with local students

Visit the Grays Harbor County MRC website or contact Garrett Dalan, the MRC coordinator, for more information.

Garrett Dalan
Environmental Health Specialist
Grays Harbor County
100 West Broadway, Suite 31
Montesano, WA 98563-3614

(360) 249-4413
Toll-Free: (800) 230-4222


Member Organization Representation
Al Carter Ocean Companies Commercial Fishing
Al Smith   Local Citizen Interests
Alan Rammer   At-Large- Science and Education
Arthur “RD” Grunbaum   Local Citizen Interests
Brady Engvall Brady’s Oysters Aquaculture
Casey Dennehy Surfrider Foundation Recreation
Eric Delvin The Nature Conservancy Conservation/Environmental
Greg Hinz Coast Seafoods Aquaculture
Hary Lillegard Olympia Master Builders Economic
Joe Schumacker Quinault Indian Nation Tribal Interests
Lorena Maurer   Education
Mark Plackett City of Ocean Shores Local Citizen Interests
Robin Leraas Port of Grays Harbor Local Government
Shad Kearse   Sport Fishing Interests

Signed resolution establishing a Marine Resource Committee [PDF]

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