Contact a Regional Coordinator

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Aquatic Invasive Species Program supports a dedicated group of people who work closely with state invasive species invasive species
An invasive species is any plant or animal that has spread or been introduced into a new area where they are, or could, cause harm to the environment, economy, or human, animal, or plant health. Their unwelcome presence can destroy ecosystems and cost millions of dollars.

Learn more about invasive species
coordinators, nongovernmental groups, private landowners.

Aquatic Invasive Species Regional Coordinators:

  • Organize cooperative surveillance and monitoring efforts with federal, state, and local agencies, universities, and public interest groups to track the distribution and spread of aquatic invasive species.
  • Provide technical expertise to the National Wildlife Refuge System, the National Fish Hatchery System and our partners.
  • Respond to requests from national publications and news programs.
  • Attend boating and sport fishing shows, informing thousands of participants about the biology and impacts of aquatic invasive species and what they can do to help prevent their spread.

If you have any questions about the Aquatic Invasive Species Program, please contact one of the following staff:

Leadership

Injurious Wildlife Listing Coordinator
Fish and Aquatic Conservation,
Aquatic Invasive Species,
Injurious Wildlife Listings - Keeping Risky Wildlife Species Out of the United States
Expertise
Aquatic Invasive Species,
Injurious Wildlife Listings

National and Regional Contacts

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Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator
Fish and Aquatic Conservation
Additional Role(s)
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification Course Instructor
Expertise
Freshwater Ecology, Invasive Species Biology
Area
ID
OR
WA
HI
Guam
American Samoa
Northern Mariana Islands
Portland,OR
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Aquatic Invasive Species Program Supervisor
Fish and Aquatic Conservation
Additional Role(s)
Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator
Expertise
Aquatic Invasive Species
Area
IL
IN
IA
MI
MN
MO
OH
WI
Bloomington,MN
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Fish and Aquatic Conservation
Additional Role(s)
Co-chair, Asian Carp Reg. Coordinating Committee (Great Lakes basin-focus),
Co-lead on WRRDA Annual Report to Congress on Asian Carp (Ohio River/Upper Miss. River basin-focus),
Alternate Asian Carp Contact
Expertise
Aquatic Invasive Species
Area
MN
Bloomington,MN