Key Extension Contacts

(terms end June 30 of year in parentheses)

Contact information will also be printed in every issue of the “Waterlines” newsletter.


  • Up to two designated Key Extension Contacts, selected by the head Extension administrator in the respective land grant colleges within the twelve states in the western region.
  • The appointed representatives from the Extension Subcommittee will also serve as Key Extension Contacts from their respective state.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Advertise throughout their state’s communication network all material published by the five Regional Aquaculture Centers
  • Serve as the key contact for pertinent information related to aquaculture issues.

Key Extension Contacts

Martin Frick (2010)
Montana State University
Agricultural Education
116 Cheever Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717-0374
PH: 406-994-3201
FAX: 406-994-6696
Dr. Charles Gay (2008)
Utah State University
Extension Administration
5210 Old MainHill, AGC 217
Logan, UT 84322-5210
PH: 435-797-8103
FAX: 435-797-3268
Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons (2009)
University of Arizona
Environmental Research Lab
2601 E. Airport Drive
Tucson, AZ 85706-6985
PH: 520-626-3324
FAX: 520-573-0852
Steve Harbell (2011)
WSU - Cooperative Extension
P.O. Box 88
1216 Robert Bush Drive
South Bend, WA 98586
PH: 360-875-9331, x633
FAX: 360-875-9304
Gary Fornshell (2009)
University of Idaho
Twin Falls County Extension
246 3rd Avenue East
Twin Falls, ID 83301
PH: 208-734-9590
FAX: 208-733-9645
Gary Freitag (2011)
Univ. of Alaska - Fairbanks
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
Robertson/Hamilton Technical Center
600 Stedman St
Ketchikan, AK 99901
PH: 907-225-3895
Dr. Rossana Sallenave (2011)
New Mexico State University
Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources
Box 30003, MSC 3AE
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
PH: 505-646-6093
Susan C. Schlosser (2009)
Humboldt Co. Coop Ext
2 Commercial St., Ste 4
Eureka, CA 95501
PH: 707-443-8369
FAX: 707-445-3901
Kaety Hildenbrand (2011)
Oregon State University
Lincoln County Extension Office
29 SE Second Street
Newport, OR 97365
PH: 541-575-6537, x 27

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