Enforcement Consultants

LT Ryan Howell is the Chair of the Enforcement Consultants (EC) and Mr. Chris German is the Vice-Chair. See the current EC roster. The staff officer for the EC is Jim Seger.

Enforcement Consultants are representatives from state police agencies, state fish and wildlife agencies, NMFS regions, and the Coast Guard. They provide advice to the Council about whether proposed management actions are enforceable and how they affect safety at sea. There are six enforcement consultants who serve indefinite terms.

The EC includes one representative each from the U.S. Coast Guard, 11th District; U.S. Coast Guard, 13th District; National Marine Fisheries Service, West Coast Division, Office of Law enforcement; Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon State Police, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife.