The Cascadia CoPes Hub is supported by 2 external advisory boards- an External Advisory Committee (EAC) and a Community Advisory Council (CAC). The EAC provides project oversight and advice to help ensure that long-range Hub goals and objectives are met. The CAC provides community guidance and expert advice on project implementation from a range of local and regional perspectives.

External Advisory Committee

Community Advisory Council

Pat Corcoran (Chair) – Astoria Planning Commission

Jonathan Allen – Coastal Geomorphologist at DOGAMI (Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries)

Rhiannon Bezore – DLCD, Coastal shores specialist at DLDC (Department of Land Conservation and Development)

Tiffany Brown – Emergency Manager, Clatsop County OR

Adam Canter – Director of the Wiyot Natural Resource Department, Wiyot Tribe

Roxanne Carini– Senior research oceanographer at NANOOS (Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems)

Maximilian Dixon – Earthquake Hazards Manager, WA Emergency Management Division  

Clancy De Smet – Climate Change Adaptation Branch Chief, CA Transportation Planning Agency 

Gus Gates – Washington Policy Manager, Surfrider Foundation

Eliza Ghitis – Climate change scientist, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission 

Kevin Goodrich – Public Works Director, City of Westport, WA.

Jennifer Kalt – Director of Humboldt Baykeeper, CA.

Meade Krosby – Senior Scientist, UW Climate Impacts Group; University Deputy Director, NW Climate Adaptation Science Center

David Lewis – Assistant Professor, OSU/Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde

Larissa Pfleeger – Natural Resources Director, Shoalwater Bay Tribe

Charlie Plybon – Oregon Policy Manager, Surfrider

Meg Reed – Oregon Coastal Shores Specialist, OR Coastal Management Program, Dep. of Land Conservation and Development