Oversight: The State of Fisheries

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Hon. Jared Huffman

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (WOW) will hold an oversight hearing on “The State of Fisheries.” Watch live on Facebook at http://bit.ly/2XNkj6i.


Witness List

Panel I: Illegal, Unregulated, and Unreported Fishing

Ms. Judy Gearhart (testimony)

Executive Director 

International Labor Rights Forum

Washington, D.C.

Ms. Kitty Simonds (testimony)

Executive Director

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council

Honolulu, HI

Ms. Beth Lowell (testimony)

Deputy Vice President, U.S. Campaigns


Washington, D.C.

Ms. Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly (testimony)

Director of Global Fisheries and Aquaculture

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey, CA 

Panel II: The State of U.S. Fisheries 

Mr. Bob Dooley (testimony)

Associate Member

Seafood Harvesters of America

Half Moon Bay, CA

Captain John McMurray (testimony)


American Saltwater Guides Association

Oceanside, NY

Mr. Nick Cicero (testimony)

Board of Directors

Recreational Fishing Alliance

New Gretna, NJ

Dr. Rebecca Selden (testimony)

Postdoctoral Associate

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ