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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 for Recreational Fisheries
NOAA Fisheries Directorate
Office: (727) 551-5740
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Tim Sartwell

Acting Chief of Staff
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (301) 452-6588
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Brad McHale

Information, Reporting, and Monitoring Branch Chief
Office of Sustainable Fisheries
Office: (978) 281-9260
Fax: (978) 281-9260
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Cliff Hutt

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

Moira Kelly

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

Kurt Iverson

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

Scott Vulstek

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

David S. O'Brien

Resource Management Specialist
Pacific Islands Regional Office
Office: (808) 725-5038
Pacific Islands

Hongguang Ma, PhD

Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
Office: (808) 725-5663

Sean Meehan

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

Ken Brennan

Branch Chief
Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (252) 728-8618
West Coast

James Hilger, Ph.D.

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

Leif Anderson, Ph.D.

Economic and Social Science Research Program Acting Lead
Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Office: (206) 302-2403
West Coast

Daniel Studt

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