Current Board Members
(As of July 2010)
|Chair: John Calder, Ph.D.
Director, Arctic Research Office, Oceanic
& Atmospheric Research/NOAA
Silver Spring, Maryland
Calder is the Director of the Arctic Research Office within the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He is responsible
for planning, coordination, and implementation of research and environmental
observations in the Arctic and other high northern areas, and for
focusing the results of this research on NOAA and national priorities.
Current research priorities include Arctic climate variability and
change, Bering Sea marine ecosystems, and long-range contaminant
transport. Part of his responsibilities involves coordination with
many national and international groups and programs that are involved
in these priority areas. He represents the U.S. in the Arctic Councils
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program, where he is overseeing
preparation of a circum-Arctic assessment of impacts of oil and
Dr. Calder has been with NOAA for 27 years and
has held several science and management positions. He has served
as environmental studies coordinator for the Bering Sea region,
manager of a national environmental quality monitoring program,
deputy director of planning for NOAAs research line office,
and deputy director of NOAAs Environmental Research Laboratories.
Prior to joining NOAA in 1977, Dr. Calder was Associate
Professor of Oceanography at Florida State University. His research
focused on marine organic geochemistry in coastal and estuarine
Dr. Calder received his doctorate in 1969
at the University of Texas (Austin) in biochemistry with a sub-specialization
in marine science.
Department of Interior
became the Regional Environmental Assistant with the Department
of the Interior's Alaska Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance
in 1992. Doug's duties cover environmental impact project review,
hazardous materials cleanup, coastal zone management, disaster response,
and oil spill contingency planning/response. In addition, Doug serves
as the Designated Federal Officer for the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Public Advisory Committee, represents the Department of the Interior
on the Oil Spill Recovery Institute Advisory Board, chairs the Sensitive
Areas Work Group for Federal/State oil and hazardous substance response
contingency planning, and co-chairs the Alaska Forum on the Environment
planning committee. Doug earned a B.S. in Forest Management in 1971
and an M.S. in Natural Resources Administration in 1973--both from
Colorado State University. Until 1977, Doug worked in Denver at
the non-profit Federation of Rocky Mountain States, and its successor,
the Western Governor's Policy Office. He moved to Alaska in 1977
and has worked at the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and
as a land information systems contractor to the Bureau of Land Management.
U.S. Coast Guard, 17th District
Greg Sanail is the Chief of Response Division for the Seventeenth Coast Guard District in Juneau, Alaska and serves on the OSRI board as one of the Federal government representatives. The Response division is responsible for search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and incident/pollution response within the Seventeenth District’s area of responsibility.
Prevention & Emergency Response Program, Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Manager of the Prevention and Emergency Response Program for the ADEC. Works out of the Soldotna office. Came to Alaska in 1989 as a Coast Guard Officer during the Exxon Valdez Response. 22 years with the ADEC. Formally State On-Scene Coordinator for Central Alaska, including for the M/V Selendang Ayu Response in the Aleutian Islands.
Natural Resources Manager, Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources
Habitat Biologist, Habitat Division, Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game
Alaska Native Representatives
Ujioka is a 52 year resident of Prince William Sound and Cordova.
He works as a Heavy Equipment Operator and as a Commercial Fisherman
in Area E. Glenn has attended various vocational technical schools
over the years. He has served on several boards and commissions such
Alaska Marine Conservation Council and the Native Village of Eyak
Tribal Council where he helped develop strategic and resource management
plans. On the Chugachmiut Environmental Conservation Consortium he
served as Chairman, and was President of International Longshore and
Warehousesman's Union Local 66 in Cordova Alaska.
|Angela Totemoff, Eagle River, Alaska
Angela Totemoff was born and raised in the Prince William Sound in the Native Village of Tatitlek, AK. She received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Computer Science. She continued on to earn her Master's Degree in Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University. In high school she participated in Youth Area Watch, a program that allowed students to team with scientists to help make valuable contributions to research and long-term monitoring projects in the oil spill affected areas the Prince William Sound.
Currently, she is a participant in the Shareholder Management Development Program with The Tatitlek Corporation. She is also a director of the Alaska Native Professional Association Board, and a member of the Chugach Alaska Corporation Shareholder Advisory Committee. She resides in Eagle River with her husband, Tomas Andersen and daughter, Charli Kate.
Fishing Industry Representatives
|Seat currently vacant
Lindow - was born and raised in Anchorage and has live in Cordova
since 1996. He attended the University of Colorado and the University
of North Carolina-Charlotte (architecture). Bill and his wife Renee
have two children; Drew 15, Shannon 13. Bill has been gillnetting
since 1971, first with his father in Cook Inlet then on the Copper
River Delta and PWS since 1978. He has also fished halibut (Area
3A) since 1997. Bills community service includes: Board of
Directors, Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp. 1988-1991 and
1994-2000; Board of Directors, Copper River Fisherman's Cooperative
1985-1991; President 1987-1991 Board of Directors, Copper River
Salmon Producers Assn. 1998-2004; and Prince William Sound Regional
Citizen's Advisory Council, Council Member, 1996-2000, Vice President
Oil & Gas Industry
Andrés Morales has served as the Director of Ship Escort/Response Vessel System (SERVS) since July 2011. Andrés has been with Alyeska since 2000, and has extensive knowledge of Valdez operations, having worked as a supervisor in Oil Movements and Storage, and then as Maintenance Manager at the Valdez Marine Terminal. He gained additional management and marine operations experience from his years with Crowley Marine, where he worked around Alaska and overseas. He lives in Valdez with his wife, Ruby.
Sr. BP Community Liaison to Prince William Sound
Director of Science and Research, Cook Inlet Regional Citizens'
Project Manager, Prince William Soun Regional Citizen's Advisory
Banta works as a senior project Manager for Prince William Sound
Regional Citizens' Advisory Council. He has worked for PWSRCAC since
1990 and is currently project manager for PWSRCAC's Environmental
Monitoring Program. He has also worked as the project manager for
oil spill prevention and response planning. Joe has a background
in fishing and fisheries and grew up in Cordova and Prince William
Sound. He has a B.S. in biology and an M.A.T. from the University
of Alaska Anchorage. He lives in Anchorage with his wife, who is
a school counselor, and their three sons.
John Goering, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Institute of Marine Science, Univ. of Alaska
John J. Goering is Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Marine
Science, School of Fisheries and Ocean Science, University of Alaska
Fairbanks. Discipline Biological Oceanography. He is chair of the
OSRI Scientific and Technical comittee. His specialties are in the
area of Marine nitrogen cycle, silicon cycle, silicon and nitrogen
assimilation by phytoplankton.
He earned his Ph.D. at the University of
Wisconsin, M.S. at the University of Wisconsin and B.S.at Bethel
Charles P. Meacham
Prince William Sound Science Center Board of Directors, Gig Harbor
Washington & Juneau, Alaska
P. Meacham Chuck Meacham is the Prince William Sound Science
Center (he served 9 years on the PWSSC board) designated liaison
for OSRI. Chuck is president of Capital Consulting, active in Alaska
and the Pacific Northwest. He worked 21 years with the Alaska Department
of Fish and Game, retiring as Deputy Commissioner. Previously he
fished commercially, worked in the seafood processing industry,
and was a seafood inspector with the military. He served with the
North Pacific Fisheries Management Council, Pacific Fisheries Management
Council, Exxon Valdez Advisory Committee, Pacific Salmon Commission,
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, National Academy of
Science, and other groups. Chuck currently serves on several non-profit
boards of directors and various advisory groups. After spending
nearly 50 years in Alaska, he recently relocated to Gig Harbor,