Glen Salmon is the Deputy Assistant Director for the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) Program since July 2009. Before joining the Fish and Wildlife Service, he had a 32-year career with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, serving in a variety of biological and administrative positions, including seven years as Director. Salmon began his conservation career as a seasonal laborer at Cikana State Fish Hatchery in South-central Indiana in June 1977. He also served as the assistant hatchery manger at that property from 1980-1993.
Salmon earned an applied science degree in marine laboratory technology from Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1977 and a B.A. degree from Indiana University in 1986. He also completed the Mississippi State University fish health course. Salmon received his Certified Fisheries Scientist recognition from the American Fisheries Society in 1993.
As a state director, Salmon was very active on several Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) committees related to the WSFR program, including the Fish and Wildlife Trust Funds and National Grants committees. He also served as the state co-chair for the Joint State/Federal Task Force on federal assistance policy. Other AFWA duties included acting as co-chair of the State-Industry steering committee and a short stint on the International Relations committee, where he served as State-Federal liaison for the 2007 Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species conference in The Hague.
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