Abernathy Fish Technology Center
Pacific Region
 

About Us

(for contact information please go to our Staff page)
Administration
 

Judy Gordon, Center Director
bullet icon Program management/development
bullet icon Personnel management and development
bullet icon Quantitative ecology and biostatistics

Patty Crandell, Deputy Center Director
bullet icon Program management/development
bullet icon Personnel management and development
bullet icon Quantitative genetic analysis and biostatistics

     

Vince Bocci, Administrative Officer
bullet icon Budget tracking and analysis
bullet icon Budget forecasting
bullet icon Reimbursable agreements

Toni Scholder, Administrative Assistant
bullet icon Personnel documentation
bullet icon Office Services
bullet icon Web page support

     

John Holmes, Fish Biologist - Culture
bullet icon Sturgeon and salmon culture
bullet icon Experimental rearing protocol design and testing
bullet icon Field Sampling of Hatchery/Wild Fish Interactions

 

     

Mark Hack, Information Technology Specialist
bullet icon Hardware/software technical support
bullet icon E-mail support
bullet icon Network administration

 


 

 

Facilities Operations
 

Scott Gronbach, Facility Operations Specialist
bullet icon Asset Management
bullet icon Project Management
bullet icon Collateral Duty Safety Officer
bullet icon Water Distribution Specialist

     

Jim Lowell, Maintenance Worker
bullet icon Infrastructure Operations & Maintenance Lead
bullet icon Primary Heavy Equipment Operator
bullet icon Fleet Vehicle Maintenance Coordinator

 

Jeff Poole, Water Treatment Plant Operator
bullet icon Water Systems Operations & Maintence Lead
bullet icon Water Treatment & Monitoring Specialist
bullet icon Extruder Operations & Maintenance

 

 

Ecological Physiology
 

Vacant, Program Head and Regional Ecological Physiologist
bullet icon Population and community ecology of fish
bullet icon Hatchery/wild fish interactions and monitoring
bullet icon Fish/habitat relationships and management/policy implications

 

Kyle Hanson, Fish Physiologist
bullet icon Gene Expression
bullet icon Laboratory/quantitative analysis of physiological samples
bullet icon Physiological characterization and monitoring

 

Kurt Steinke, Electronics Engineer
bullet icon Electronics/computer information systems
bullet icon Innovative monitoring techniques development
bullet icon Hatchery/wild fish monitoring

     

Ben Kennedy, Fish Ecologist
bullet icon Population modeling and statistical analyses
bullet icon Innovative monitoring techniques
bullet icon Coordination  of hatchery/wild fish studies

 

Will Simpson, Fish Ecologist
bullet icon Innovative monitoring techniques
bullet icon Field studies of hatchery/wild salmon

     

Richard Glenn, Microbiologist
bullet icon Laboratory/quantitative analysis
bullet icon Technical assistance

 

 

 

 

Conservation Genetics
 

Vacant, Program Head and Regional Geneticist
bullet icon Population/conservation genetics of salmon and trout species
bullet icon Fish genetics policy development
bullet icon Genetic characterization and monitoring

 

Christian Smith, Conservation Geneticist
bullet icon Population/conservation genetics of salmon and trout
bullet icon Genetic characterization and monitoring
bullet icon Laboratory/quantitative analysis of genetic samples

 

Pat DeHaan, Fish Geneticist
bullet icon Coordination of bull trout genetic analyses
bullet icon Genetics characterization and monitoring
bullet icon Bull trout and sturgeon genetics

     

Jennifer Von Bargen, Lab Geneticist
bullet icon Laboratory analysis of genetic samples
bullet icon Laboratory equipment monitoring and maintenance
bullet icon Field sampling assistance

 

Brice Adams, Biological Technician
bullet icon Laboratory analysis of genetic samples
bullet icon Field sampling assistance

     
Matt Smith, Fish Geneticist
bullet icon Coordination of relative reproductive success analyses
bullet icon Genetics characterization and monitoring
bullet icon Steelhead genetics
   

 

 

Nutrition
 

Ann Gannam, Program Head and Regional Nutritionist
bullet icon Fish Feed Quality Control Program and fish feed contaminant investigation
bullet icon Specialized diet development for endangered species
bullet icon Fish nutrition policy development

 

Ron Twibell, Fish Nutritionist
bullet icon Analysis of fish feed/tissue and interpretation of results
bullet icon Fish Feed Quality Control Program
bullet icon Laboratory/quantitative analysis of samples

 

James Barron, Biologist (Nutrition)
bullet icon Laboratory analysis of fish feed/tissue
bullet icon Fish feed production/chemistry/culture assistancebr />

 

 

Modeling and Management Decision Support
 

Doug Peterson, Senior Scientist
bullet icon Landscape level effects on aquatic populations
bullet icon Adaptive management strategy development
bullet icon Population ecology and modeling technical support

 

 

Last updated: July 29, 2014
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