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Jeff Ward


Jeff Ward is a marine ecologist who retired in March 2015 as Senior Program Manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Sequim. He has over 35 years’ experience designing, implementing, and managing multidisciplinary environmental projects that assess ecological and human health risk and explain the tradeoffs associated with various management actions.  Throughout his career, Jeff has worked closely with federal, state and local regulatory agencies; industry; and other stakeholder groups to develop collaborative solutions to complex problems and challenges. He currently represents the Clallam County MRC on the Northwest Straits Foundation, and is the coastal energy representative on the Washington Coast Marine Advisory Council.