The MRC will host the next meeting via Zoom.  Meeting details are posted under Meeting Information

Currently the MRC has three seats available! If you are interested in applying to sit on the MRC board please contact the MRC Coordinator at for more information.   

Based on the recommendations of the MRC Exploratory Committee, the Board of County Commissioners appointed the first MRC Board consisting of 15 members with voting members representing each of the following membership categories:

  • Conservation/Environmental Groups
  • Economic Groups
  • Government
  • Commercial Fishing/Crabbing/Aquaculture               
  • Local Citizens
  • Education
  • Recreation Groups
  • Scientific Community
  • Tribal Government                                                             
  • Sport Fishing
  • State Agencies


John Shaw, Chair of MRC
Local Citizen Interest
Director of Westport South Beach Historical Society 

Kyle Deerkop, Vice Chair of MRC
Aquaculture Interest
Coast Seafoods 

Molly Bold
Local Government Interest
Port of Grays Harbor  

Garrett Dalan
Conservation & Environmental Interest
The Nature Conservancy 

Arthur "RD" Grunbaum
Local Citizen Interest 

Kevin Decker
Economic Interest
Washington Sea Grant

Julie Nelson
Educational Interest
Grays Harbor College

Scott Mazzone
Tribal Interests
Quinault Indian Nation 

Sarah Bisson
Citizen Interest
The City of Ocean Shores

Michael Bruce
Westport Seafood Inc. 
Commercial Fishing/Crabbing/Aquaculture

Katie Wrubel
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
Scientific Community Seat

Megan Tuttle 
State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
State Agencies 


Hailey Smith is in the Environmental Health Division of Grays Harbor County and will be the main county staff lead for the MRC.  Hailey's email is her telephone number is (360) 249-4222

Please remember there will always be plenty of opportunities to participate on subcommittees and projects!