Oiled Wildlife Care Network

California Sea Lion at CIMWI
California sea lion undergoing rehabilitation at an OWCN Member Organization.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board provides recommendations to the Administration of the Office of Spill Prevention and Response regarding the operation, maintenance, and fulfillment of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network's mission.

Advisory Board members are appointed for 3-year terms, and represent the oil industry, wildlife rehabilitation organizations, academia, and other research institutions. The US Fish and Wildlife Service, NOAA-National Marine Fisheries Service, and OSPR staff participate as ex-officio members.


Ex Officio Members

John Berge
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association

Tom Cullen, Administrator

Jeff Boehm
The Marine Mammal Center

Julie Yamamoto, Chief - Scientific

Ellie Cohen
Point Blue Conservation Science

Laird Henkel, Director - MWVCRC

James Farner

Holly Gellerman, Wildlife Coordinator

William Gala
Chevron Energy Technology Company

Justin Viezbicke
National Marine Fisheries Service

Richard Golightly
Department of Wildlife, Humboldt State University

Damian Higgins
U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service

J. Gregory Massey
SAS Institute Inc.

Jonna Mazet
One Health Institute, UC Davis

Matt Rezvani
Tesoro, Retired


Florina Tseng
Wildlife Clinic, Tufts University

Pam Yochem
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute

Next Advisory Board Meeting

Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 9am - 3pm
Location: Room 1105, Vet Med 3B, UC Davis Campus

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