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Spiny Lobster Advisory Committee
Group of spiny lobster.
CDFW photo by Derek Stein
Nominees to the Lobster Advisory Committee have been selected.
The purpose of the Lobster Advisory Committee (LAC) is to involve appointed representatives of constituent groups with providing the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) advice, feedback, and recommendations regarding the issues and actions that need to be taken during the development of a Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The LAC will give guidance on FMP objectives and end products, as well as provide ideas for management options that address the key issues put forth by constituents and members of the public. For detailed information please see: LAC Charter
The LAC is comprised of twelve members and six alternates. The LAC consists of: two marine science members and one alternate (biological and environmental); three recreational members and one alternate (hoop net anglers and divers); three commercial members and one alternate (harvesters); two non-consumptive recreational members and one alternate (cultural and wildlife); one environmental organization member and one alternate (NGO); and one federal agency member and one alternate. Alternates are only required to attend specific LAC meetings if requested to serve as a temporary replacement for a LAC member.
Representatives on the LAC
|Rodger Healy (Commercial Fishing Member)||(949) email@example.com|
|Jim Colomy (Commercial Fishing Member)||(805) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shad Catarius (Commercial Fishing Member)||(858) email@example.com|
|Josh Fisher (Commercial Fishing Alternate Member)||(714) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jim Salazar (Recreational Fishing Member)||(310) email@example.com|
|Michael Gould (Recreational Fishing Member)||(805) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Al Stasukevich (Recreational Fishing Member)||(619) email@example.com|
|Paul Romanowski (Recreational Fishing Alternate Member)||(714) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lia Protopapadakis (Marine Science Member)||(310) email@example.com|
|Kevin Hovel (Marine Science Member)||(619) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jono Wilson (Marine Science Alternate Member)||(805) email@example.com|
|Sarah Sikich (Environmental Organization Member)||(310) 451-1500 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Huff McGonigal (Environmental Organization Alternate Member)||(831) email@example.com|
|Sean Hastings (Federal Agency Member)||(805) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|David Kushner (Federal Agency Alternate Member)||(805) email@example.com|
|Claudette Dorsey (Non-consumptive Recreational Member)||(310) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chris Grossman (Non-consumptive Recreational Member)||(310) email@example.com|
|Stefan Partelow (Non-consumptive Recreational Alternate)||(310) firstname.lastname@example.org|
Tentative Meeting Dates
All meetings of the LAC will be open to the public for observation. A public comment period will be permitted during each meeting (excluding LAC informational meeting on Sept 5, 2012). For other public meetings, go to the Public Meetings section of the website.
- June 20: Los Alamitos CDFW Office, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- August 1: Los Alamitos CDFW Office, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- September 5: Los Alamitos CDFW Office, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- December 5: Los Alamitos CDFW Office, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- February 20: Rescheduled to April
- April 10: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Los Alamitos CDFW Office
- May 29: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Los Alamitos CDFW Office
- June 12: Time TBD, Los Alamitos CDFW Office
- August 15: Time TBD, Los Alamitos CDFW Office
- To be scheduled
Additional meetings may be scheduled on an as-needed basis.
For questions, please contact Travis Buck via email at email@example.com.