Dedicated to the study and conservation of Pacific Seabirds and their environment.

Organizers & Contact Info

2017 Local Committee

  • Co-Chairs – Nathalie Hamel, Peter Hodum, Scott Pearson
  • PSG Chair – Nina Karnovsky
  • Awards Committee Chair – Kathy Kuletz
  • Communications Committee Coordinator – Joanna Smith
  • Conference Planning – Justine Miller with Luana Events
  • Facebook – Jane Dolliver
  • Field Trips – Elizabeth Phillips
  • Fundraising – Ann Edwards, Peter Hodum, Scott Pearson, Nina Karnovsky
  • Instagram – Katsu Frausto
  • Merchandise – Emma Kelsey and Tom Good
  • Program Preparation – Kyra Mills-Parker, Miranda Starr, Nathalie Hamel, Scott Pearson, Peter Hodum, Nina Karnovsky, David Bachman
  • Program Production – University of Puget Sound
  • RegOnline Guru – Lindsay Young
  • Scientific Program Chair – Kyra Mills-Parker
  • Student Mentor Session and Silent Auction – Chris Tyson
  • Twitter – Stephanie Avery-Gomm
  • Volunteer Coordination – Laura Todd and Justine Miller
  • Website – Joanna Smith and Anne Francis Web Design


Many thanks to all of the volunteers at the registration desk, helping with the audio-visual, student judging, chairing Special Paper Sessions, Symposium and General Session Chairs, and donating items to the Silent Auction. 

Cover artwork designed by Su Kim. 

Contact Info

Meeting Program, Field Trips, Sponsors and Exhibitors: 

Peter Hodum, Scott Pearson, and Nathalie Hamel

Scientific Program:

Kyra Mills-Parker


Kathy Kuletz

Student Representative:

Chris Tyson

Communications, Media, Social Media:

Joanna Smith


Connect with Us

PSG Secretary
Jane Dolliver

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Conservation Grants

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