Appendix 3

Biographical Information on Members of the OSB Committee on Fisheries

John J. Magnuson, chairman, serves as Professor of Zoology and Director of the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His research interests are in fish and fisheries ecology, the behaviorial and distributional ecology of fishes and macroinvertebrates in lakes and oceans, community ecology of lakes as islands, ecology of the Great Lakes, and long-term ecological research on lake ecosystems including climate change effects.

Dayton Lee Alverson is an affiliate professor in the Department of Marine Studies at the University of Washington and serves as President of Natural Resources Consultants. He has been involved with a number of international fisheries conferences including Law of the Sea. Dr. Alverson possesses considerable expertise in fisheries biology and management.

Charles A. Black is President of the Mardela Corporation and Chairman of the Marquest Group, Inc. He is a pioneer in commercial marine and freshwater aquaculture, and has extensive experience in marine resource assessments and related onshore infrastructure, in marine territorial boundaries, and in operating both commercial and research fishing vessels. Associated with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Oceanic Institute (Hawaii), he has served as a delegate to both the United Nations Law of the Sea negotiations and the United Nations International Maritime Consultative Organizations, and has served on the U.S. National Advisory Committee, including MAFAC, NACOA, and OAMAC.



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Improving the Management of U.S. Marine Fisheries Appendix 3 Biographical Information on Members of the OSB Committee on Fisheries John J. Magnuson, chairman, serves as Professor of Zoology and Director of the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His research interests are in fish and fisheries ecology, the behaviorial and distributional ecology of fishes and macroinvertebrates in lakes and oceans, community ecology of lakes as islands, ecology of the Great Lakes, and long-term ecological research on lake ecosystems including climate change effects. Dayton Lee Alverson is an affiliate professor in the Department of Marine Studies at the University of Washington and serves as President of Natural Resources Consultants. He has been involved with a number of international fisheries conferences including Law of the Sea. Dr. Alverson possesses considerable expertise in fisheries biology and management. Charles A. Black is President of the Mardela Corporation and Chairman of the Marquest Group, Inc. He is a pioneer in commercial marine and freshwater aquaculture, and has extensive experience in marine resource assessments and related onshore infrastructure, in marine territorial boundaries, and in operating both commercial and research fishing vessels. Associated with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Oceanic Institute (Hawaii), he has served as a delegate to both the United Nations Law of the Sea negotiations and the United Nations International Maritime Consultative Organizations, and has served on the U.S. National Advisory Committee, including MAFAC, NACOA, and OAMAC.

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Improving the Management of U.S. Marine Fisheries Gardner M. Brown, Jr. is Professor of Economics and adjunct Professor in the Institute of Environmental Studies currently with the Department of Economics at the University of Washington. His research interest is in marine resource economics policy and multispecies population dynamics. William Burke is Professor of Law and Marine Affairs at the University of Washington School of Law. He has an interest in international law and fisheries policy issues. Paul Dayton is Professor of Oceanography at the University of California's Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His research interest is in the area of coastal ecology and coastal habitats. Jacob J. Dykstra is a retired New England commercial fishermen with over thirty years of commercial fishing experience. He served as President of the Point Judith Fishermen's Cooperative Association in Rhode Island for thirty years and also, he served on a number of marine fisheries advisory committees including as Chairman of the New England Fishery Management Council. He has an honorary doctorate from the University of Rhode Island. James Joseph is the Director of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission. He has served on various panels concerning marine science and fisheries and has served as advisor to all levels of government. Dr. Joseph 's research interests are in the areas of the relationship of exploitation by man on the dynamics of the stocks of marine fishes and the development of international arrangements for the conservation and management of living marine resources. William J. Merrell, Jr. is the Vice Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System. He also currently serves as chairman of the NRC Ocean Studies Board. Dr. Merrell's background is in the area of physical oceanography. Charles Meacham is the Deputy Commissioner for Fish & Game with the state of Alaska. He is a Commissioner on the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, the Pacific Salmon Commission and sits on the Pacific Fisheries Management Council. Donald Olson is a Professor of Oceanography at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Miami. His expertise is in the area of ocean circulation dynamics, mesoscale phenomena, and ecosystem dynamics.

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Improving the Management of U.S. Marine Fisheries Terrance J. Quinn II is an Associate Professor at the Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His research is in the areas of fish population dynamics and biometrics. Brian J. Rothschild is a Professor at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory at the University of Maryland's Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies. His areas of professional expertise are population dynamics, fishery development, and domestic and international fishery policy.