Marine Mammal Authorization Program Contacts

The Marine Mammal Authorization Program provides an annual exemption for accidentally killing or injuring marine mammals—referred to as incidental take—during commercial fishing operations.

For more information on the Marine Mammal Authorization Program, or for hard copies of the mortality/injury reporting form, contact the office nearest you, or visit https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/marine-mammal-protection/marine-mammal-authorization-program.

Contact Directory List

National

Jaclyn Taylor

Biologist
Office of Protected Resources
Phone: (301) 427-8402
Alaska

Suzie Teerlink, Ph.D.

Marine Mammal Specialist
Alaska Regional Office
Phone: (907) 586-7240
Pacific Islands

Dawn Golden

Pacific Islands Regional Office
Phone: (808) 725-5144
Southeast

Jessica Powell

Biologist, Marine Mammal/Fishery Interactions
Southeast Regional Office
Phone: (727) 824-5312
West Coast

Lynne Barre

Branch Chief
West Coast Regional Office
Phone: (206) 526-4745
West Coast

Dan Lawson

Marine Mammal Authorization Program (California)
West Coast Regional Office
Phone: (206) 526-4740