Dr. Katharine Wellman
Dr. Katharine Wellman is a senior associate economist with NEI and has been working in the area of marine environmental economics and its application to management and policy decision making for over 30 years. She also serves as a social scientist on the Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel and the SeaDoc Society Science Advisory Committee and the Washington Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery Task Force. She is based in Seattle.
Dr. Brian Riddell
Brian Riddell is President and CEO of the Pacific Salmon Foundation. Prior to joining the Pacific Salmon Foundation, Brian worked for 30 years in research and management positions in Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans; where he co-authored Canada’s Policy for Conservation of Wild Pacific Salmon (2005), and provided science advice to the Pacific Salmon Treaty. Since joining the Pacific Salmon Foundation (2009), he established the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project and the research network necessary to undertake this international project.