OREHP Scientific Advisory Committee


The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) for the Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program (OREHP) is mandated by the California Legislature to advise the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's (CDFW) Director and the Ocean Resources Enhancement Advisory Panel regarding program activities. The goal of the SAC is to help ensure scientific integrity and transparency in science-based decision making.

Upcoming Meetings

The next meeting of the SAC will be held virtually on April 22, 2024 from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. Instructions on how to join the meeting are available in the meeting agenda (PDF). Login information may also be requested at OREHP@wildlife.ca.gov.

Scientific Advisory Committee Members

Member Member Affiliation
Lee Blankenship Northwest Marine Technology
Ken Cain, Ph.D. University of Idaho
Tanya Darden, Ph.D. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Michael Franklin, Ph.D. California State University Northridge
Jackson Gross, Ph.D. University of California Davis
Ken Leber Mote Marine Laboratory
Kai Lorenzen, Ph.D. University of Florida
Matt Powell, Ph.D. University of Idaho
Greg Wiens, Ph.D. United States Department of Agriculture
Nicole Williamson Minnesota Zoo
Ron Zweig Fisheries and Aquaculture Consultant, Massachusetts

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes