Recreational Fishing Coordinators

Connect with a NOAA Fisheries recreational fishing representative in your region. These coordinators work closely with regional community leaders to develop and implement the regional recreational fishing action agendas.

Contact Directory List


Russell Dunn

National Policy Advisor on Recreational Fisheries
Phone: (727) 551-5740

Tim Sartwell

Recreational Fishery Management Specialist
Phone: (301) 427-8535
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Brad McHale

Northeast Branch Chief, HMS Recreational Coordinator
Office of Sustainable Fisheries
Phone: 978-281-9260
Fax: 978-281-9260
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Cliff Hutt

HMS Recreational Coordinator
Office of Sustainable Fisheries
Phone: (301) 427-8503
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Moira Kelly

Recreational Fisheries Coordinator and Senior Fishery Program Specialist
Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
Phone: (978) 281-9218
Fax: (978) 281-9135

Kurt Iverson

Fishery Management Specialist
Alaska Regional Office
Phone: (907) 586-7210

Scott Vulstek

Research Fisheries Biologist
Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (907) 789-6096
Pacific Islands

Andrew Torres

Recreational Fisheries Specialist
Pacific Islands Regional Office
Phone: (808) 725-5181
Fax: (808) 725-5215
Pacific Islands

Hongguang Ma

Pacific Islands Regional Recreational Fishing Coordinator
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (808) 725-5663

Sean Meehan

Recreational Fisheries Coordinator
Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (727) 824-5330

Ken Brennan

Southeast Regional Recreational Fishing Coordinator
Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (252) 728-8618
West Coast

James Hilger

Southwest Regional Recreational Fishing Coordinator
Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (858) 546-7140
West Coast

Leif Anderson, Ph.D.

Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (206) 302-2403
West Coast

Daniel Studt

Recreational Fisheries Coordinator
West Coast Regional Office
Phone: (562) 980-4073