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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


Jaclyn Taylor

Office of Protected Resources
Office: (301) 427-8402

Suzie Teerlink, Ph.D.

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

Dawn Golden

Assistant Regional Administrator
Pacific Islands Regional Office
Office: (808) 725-5130

Jessica Powell

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

Lynne Barre

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

Dan Lawson

Branch Chief
West Coast Regional Office
Office: (206) 526-4740