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

James Farner

Laird Henkel, Director - MWVCRC

William Gala
Chevron Energy Technology Company

Holly Gellerman, Wildlife Coordinator

Richard Golightly
Department of Wildlife, Humboldt State University

Justin Viezbicke
National Marine Fisheries Service

J. Gregory Massey
SAS Institute Inc.

Damian Higgins
U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Jonna Mazet
One Health Institute, UC Davis

Matt Rezvani
Tesoro, Retired

Florina Tseng
Wildlife Clinic, Tufts University


Pam Yochem
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute

Rehabilitation Representative


Next Advisory Board Meeting

Date: March 15, 2017
Time: 10am - 3:30pm
Location: Room 1023, Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis Campus

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