Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)

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.

The first meeting of the SAC will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon. Login information may be requested at OREHP@wildlife.ca.gov.

Scientific Advisory Committee Members

Member Member Affiliation
Ken Cain, Ph.D. University of Idaho
Tanya Darden, Ph.D. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Mike Denson, Ph.D. NOAA Hollings Marine Laboratory, South Carolina
Jackson Gross, Ph.D. University of California Davis
Kai Lorenzen, Ph.D University of Florida
Brian Small, Ph.D. University of Idaho
Nicole Williamson Aquarium of the Pacific
Ron Zweig Fisheries & Aquaculture Consultant, Massachusetts

Meeting Agendas