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: Katrina Hoffman
  • Vice-chair: Ed Page
  • Secretary: Cheryl Rosa
  • Treasurer: James Kendall

Representative Group

      Board Member 

State Agency
  • AK DEC: Jason Brune
  • AK DF&G: Doug Vincent-Lang 
  • AK DNR: Corri Feige (Sara Longan)
Federal Agency
  • NOAA: Amy Holman
  • USCG: Paul Webb
  • USGS: Aimee Devaris
  • BOEM: James Kendall
  • AK Sea Grant Program: Heather Brandon
Research Entities
  • University of Alaska: Brad Moran
  • NPRB: Betsy Baker
  • PWSSC/OSRI: Katrina Hoffman
  • NOAA AFSC: Bob Foy
  • US Arctic Research Commission: Cheryl Rosa
  • AK SeaLife Center: Tara Riemer
  • Marine Exchange of AK: Ed Page
  • North Pacific Fishery Management Council: Theresa Peterson
  • Hilcorp Alaska, LLC: William G. Britt Jr.
Environmental NGO
  • World Wildlife Fund: Margaret Williams 
  • Indigenous People’s Council on Marine Mammals: Mike Miller 

Governance Documents

Board Meeting Materials

Date Materials
May 2019
April 2019
Executive Committee
March 2019
Executive Committee
November 2018
July 2018
Executive Committee
May 2018
April 2018
Executive Committee
January 2018
July 2017
Executive Committee
March 2017
October 2016
March 2016
November 2015
June 2015
April 2015
October 2014
March 2014
December 2013
April 2013

Archived Meeting Materials

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