AOOS Governance

AOOS Board Officers and Executive Committee

The AOOS Board is composed of the heads of federal and state agencies, academic and research institutions, and private entities (or their designees) that are party to the Memorandum of Agreement. The Board provides policy guidance, ensures sustained support by the Parties, and approves implementing documents. All attempts will be made to make decisions by consensus; however, in the event of a vote, decisions shall be by majority vote of those members present.

Board Executive Committee Officers are:

  • Chair: Ed Page
  • Vice-chair: Ed Fogels
  • Secretary: Cheryl Rosa
  • Treasurer: James Kendall

Representative Group

      Board Member 

State Agency
  • AK DEC: Larry Hartig
  • AK DF&G: Sam Cotten (Chris Siddon)
  • AK DNR: Ed Fogels
Federal Agency
  • NOAA: Amy Holman
  • USCG: Paul Webb
  • USGS: Aimee Devaris
  • BOEM: James Kendall
State/Federal 
  • AK Sea Grant Program: Paula Cullenberg
Research Entities
  • University of Alaska: Brad Moran
  • NPRB: Denby Lloyd
  • PWSSC/OSRI: Katrina Hoffman
  • NOAA AFSC: Doug DeMaster
  • US Arctic Research Commission: Cheryl Rosa
  • AK SeaLife Center: Tara Riemer
Industry
  • Marine Exchange of AK: Ed Page
  • Shell Oil: Robert Raye
  • North Pacific Fishery Management Council: Duncan Fields 
Environmental NGO
  • World Wildlife Fund: Margaret Williams 

Governance Documents

Board Meeting Materials

Date Materials
March 2016
November 2015
June 2015
April 2015
October 2014
March 2014
December 2013
April 2013

Archived Meeting Materials

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