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


Pacific County MRC

Coastal MRCs
Pacific County

Mission Statement: The Pacific County Marine Resources Committee serves as a steward for the marine and estuarine resources in our county by facilitating science based policies, research, and education that enhance the sustainability of the economy and ecology of our communities.

Priority Actions for 2013:

  • Continued MRC representation and participation in the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council
  • Three annual cleanups of marine debris from Pacific County beaches (January, April, and June )
  • Continued water-accessed cleanup of Willapa Bay
  • Participation in the fourth annual Coastal MRC Summit
  • Continue outreach to citizens and decision makers on marine issues

Visit the Pacific County MRC website or contact Mike Nordin, the MRC coordinator, for more information.

Jeni Maakad
Pacific County MRC Coordinator
PO Box 336, South Bend, WA 98586

Ph: (360) 875-6735
Fx: (360) 875-6280

Member Organization Representation
Mike Nordin Pacific County Local Government
Tim Crose Pacific County Local Government (Alternate)
Doug Kess   Local Citizens
Michael Spencer   Recreational Groups
Buck Smith   Recreational Groups (Alternate)
Paul Philpot Pacific County Economic Development Council Economic Groups
Tom Kollacsh The Nature Conservancy Conservation/Environmental
Kim Patten Washington State University Scientific Community
Key McMurry   Scientific Community (Alternate)
Ray Gardner Chinook Indian Nation Tribal Governments
Tim Morris Coast Seafood Aquaculture
Brian Sheldon Shellfish Growers Association Aquaculture (Alternate)
Dale Beasley Columbia River Crab Fishermen’s Association Commercial Fishing
Dwight Eager Columbia River Crab Fishermen’s Association Commercial Fishing (Alternate)
Mike Cassinelli Mayor of Ilwaco Cities
Jackie Ferrier US Fish & Wildlife State/Federal Government
Allen Lebovitz Department of Natural Resources State/Federal Government (Alternate)
Kathleen Sayce Principal Education
Warren Cowell Shellfish Growers Association Agriculture
Jim Neva Port of Ilwaco Ports
Mary DeLong Port of Peninsula Ports (Alternate)

Signed resolution establishing a Marine Resource Committee [PDF]

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