Membership

As described in the Charter, The PCFG Consortium is composed of individuals who are Members and Non-members, and led by a Board composed of six elected Members with two year terms.

  1. PCFG Consortium Members
    1. Members must meet at least one of the following criteria:
      • Publication record as an author in peer-reviewed scientific journal for studies of PCFG whales.
      • Contribution of sightings data, photographs, or tissue samples of PCFG gray whales to collaborative, shared databases.
      • Analysis of data relative to the PCFG gray whale population.
      • Acting as an official representative of the governments of the United States of America or state (California, Oregon, Washington), Canada, or First Nations/Tribes for the management of PCFG whales.
    2. Members may:
      • Serve on the Consortium Board
      • Vote on the Consortium Board membership
      • Attend Consortium meetings, present research findings and future goals, engage in discussions, and contribute to Consortium annual reports.
      • Attend activities organized by Consortium.
      • Submit data sharing requests for review by PCFG Consortium Board.
  2. Non-members
    1. Non-members may contact the PCFG Consortium Board for requests to:
      • Attend Consortium meetings
      • Deliver a research presentation at an annual meeting and engage in discussions at an annual meeting during portions open to non-member discussion
      • Attend activities organized by Consortium.
      • Submit data sharing requests for review by PCFG Consortium Board.

We are currently a group of 38 researchers. Our current board is comprised of 6 people and is in place until January 2023. For a complete list of current members and their affiliations please visit our current members page. For information on how to join the consortium please visit our joining the consortium page

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