Advisory Board

A Range of Representation

The composition of the OSRI Advisory Board was specified by OPA90 and revised under the 1996 Coast Guard Authorization Act. The revised board is comprised of 14 voting and two non-voting representatives.

Three Federal Representatives

  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Interior
  • Department of Transportation (appointed by the Secretary of each Department)

Doug Helton, Chair

Operations Coordinator, Office of Response and Restoration, NOAA
Seattle, Washington

Philip Johnson

Department of the Interior
Anchorage, Alaska

Alan McCabe

U.S. Coast Guard, 17th District
Juneau, Alaska

Three State Representatives

  • Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Department of Fish & Game
  • Department of Natural Resources (appointed by the Commissioner of each Department)

Jeanette Alas

Habitat Biologist III, Habitat Division, Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game
Anchorage, Alaska

Jaci Overbeck

Coastal Hazards Program Manager, Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources
Anchorage, Alaska

Graham Wood

Prevention, Preparedness, & Response Program, Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Anchorage, Alaska

Two Representatives from the Fishing Industry

From among residents of communities impacted by the Exxon Valdez oil spill. (appointed by the Governor)

Andrew Craig

Cordova, Alaska

Two Alaska Native Representatives

Representing Native entities affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill. (appointed by the Governor from nominations received from the Alaska Federation of Natives)

Angela Totemoff

Eagle River, Alaska

Two Representatives of the Oil and Gas Industry

(appointed by the Governor)

Barkley Lloyd

General Manager, Alaska Clean Seas
Anchorage, Alaska

Andrés Morales

Director, SERVS
Valdez, Alaska

Two at-large Representatives

From among residents of communities affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill. (appointed by the Advisory Board from submitted nominations)

Susan Saupe

Homer, Alaska

David Totemoff

Tatitlek, Alaska

One non-voting Representative from the Prince William Sound Science Center

Charles P. Meacham

Prince William Sound Science Center
Gig Harbor, Washington

One non-voting Representative of the Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska

Jennifer Reynolds

Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, Alaska