Ed Bowlby is chair of the Clallam MRC and represents the Academic Community. A retired marine biologist, Ed is semi active with selected conservation science projects. Ed completed his graduate degree in Marine Biology in northern California and worked both as a freelance consultant and researcher on marine wildlife and marine resource issues for over 30 years. From 1994-2014 he was the Research Coordinator for Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Ed is one of the founding stakeholders in Clallam’s MRC since 1999.