Michele Culver
Intergovernmental Ocean
Policy Manager


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

Heather Reed
Coastal Policy Coordinator


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 2016:

  • Continuing MRC representation and participation in the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council (WCMAC).
  • Continue annual Science Conference, with new up and coming speakers
  • Grow opportunities for local students to experience hands-on marine education programs
  • Continue to provide support and funding for beach cleanup projects

Visit the Pacific County MRC website or contact Courtney Hagain, the MRC coordinator, for more information.

Courtney Hagain
Pacific Conservation District / MRC Coordinator 
904 Robert Bush Drive
P.O. Box 336
South Bend, WA 98586

Office: 360-875-6735

Member Organization Representation
Jeff Nesbitt Pacific County Local Government
Doug Kess Pacific County Citizen Local Citizens
Michael Spencer Pacific County Anglers Recreational Groups
Paul Philpot Pacific County Economic Development Council Economic Groups
Tom Kollacsh The Nature Conservancy Conservation/Environmental
Kim Patten Washington State University Scientific Community
Vacant   Tribal Governments
Tim Morris Coast Seafood Aquaculture
Dale Beasley Columbia River Crab Fishermen's Association Commercial Fishing
Mike Cassinelli Mayor of Ilwaco Cities
Vacant   State/Federal Government
Vacant   Education
Warren Cowell Shellfish Growers Association Agriculture
Vacant   Ports

Signed resolution establishing a Marine Resource Committee [PDF]

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