Scott Rumsey, Ph.D.
Dr. Scott Rumsey is the Acting Regional Administrator for NOAA Fisheries’ West Coast Region. Scott is also currently the U.S. Federal Commissioner to the Pacific Salmon Commission.
Scott most recently served as the Deputy Regional Administrator for the region since 2017. Scott joined NOAA Fisheries in 2001 and has served in several positions including as the Portland (Oregon) Branch Chief for the Protected Resources Division, and as the program manager for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund.