SSC recruitment for next 3-year term, 2021-2024:  Apply by May 14, 2021

Scientific & Statistical Committee Members are economists, biologists, sociologists, and natural resource attorneys who are knowledgeable about the technical aspects of fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico.

Scientific & Statistical Committee Members shall be appointed for three year terms.  The next appointment period will be 2021.

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SSC member contact information is available by clicking on each SSC title.

Standing SSC

Lee Anderson, Ph.D.

Luiz Barbieri, Ph.D.

Robert (Harry) Blanchet

David Chagaris, Ph.D.

Benny Gallaway, Ph.D.

Robert Gill

Douglas Gregory

Walter Keithly, Ph.D.

Robert Leaf, Ph.D.

Kai Lorenzen, Ph.D., Acting Chair

Campo Matens

James Nance, Ph.D.

William Patterson, Ph.D.

Sean Powers, Ph.D.

Kenneth Roberts, Ph.D.

Steven Scyphers, Ph.D.

Jim Tolan, Ph.D.

Special Coral SSC

Sandra Brooke, Ph.D.

Paul Sammarco, Ph.D.

George Schmahl

Special Reef Fish SSC

Jason Adriance

Judson Curtis, Ph.D.

John Mareska

Special Socioeconomic SSC

Kari Maclauchlin Buck, Ph.D.

Jack Isaacs, Ph.D.

Andrew Ropicki, Ph.D.

Special Mackerel SSC

Jason Adriance

Kari Maclauchlin Buck, Ph.D.

John Mareska

Special Shrimp SSC

William (Peyton) Cagle

Thomas Shirley, Ph.D.

Special Ecosystem SSC

Cameron Ainsworth, Ph.D.

Mandy Karnauskas, Ph.D.

Paul Sammarco, Ph.D.

Special Red Drum SSC

Michael Allen, Ph.D.

Judson Curtis, Ph.D.

Wade Hardy

Special Spiny Lobster SSC

Ryan Gandy, Ph.D.

Thomas Matthews

Thomas Shirley, Ph.D.