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
Dr. Chris Luecke (2017)
Utah State University
Dean, Quinney College of Natural Resources
5200 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-5200
PH: 435-797-2452
Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons (2018)
University of Arizona
Environmental Research Lab
2601 E. Airport Drive
Tucson, AZ 85706-6985
PH: 520-626-3324
Dr. Kim Patten (2019)
WSU Research and Extension Unit
Director Pacific Co. and Extension Professor
2907 Pioneer Road
Long Beach, WA 98631
PH: 360-642-2031
Gary Fornshell (2018)
University of Idaho
Twin Falls County Extension
246 3rd Avenue East
Twin Falls, ID 83301
PH: 208-734-9590
Quentin Fong (2018)
Univ. of Alaska - Fairbanks
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
118 Trident Way
Kodiak, AK 99615
PH: 907-486-1516
Dr. Rossana Sallenave (2017)
New Mexico State University
Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources
Box 30003, MSC 3AE
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
PH: 505-646-6093
Dr. Paul Olin (2017)
California Sea Grant Extension Program
133 Aviation Blvd. #109
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
PH: 707-565-3449
Dr. Bill Hanshumaker (2017)
Oregon Sea Grant, Chief Scientist
OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
PH: 541-867-0167

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