Member of Oceana Board of Directors
2018 – present.
Member of Ocean Conservancy Board of Directors
2017 – 2018.
Member of the UN Informal Preparatory Working Group 4 on sustainable management of fisheries, fisheries subsidies that contribute to overfishing and IUU, and market access for small-scale artisanal fishers (IPWG4)
2016 – present
Science Advisory Board (SAB) Member, Pew Charitable Trusts’ Global Ocean Legacy
2014 – present
Scientific Advisory Panel for PREFACE (Enhancing Prediction of Tropical Atlantic Climate and its Impacts)
2013 – present
Scientific Advisor, WWF Canada 2012 – present
Coordinating Author, Global Biodiversity Outlook 4
2011 – 2015
Treasurer and Board Member, North American Association of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE)
2007 - present
Contributing Author, Global Environmental Outlook 4
Scientific Advisory Committee Member of the 8th Game Theory Practice Meeting, Riverside, California, July 11-12
Affiliate member of the FISHGOVFOOD Thermatic Network, The European Commission (5th Framework Program), Centre for Maritime Research, Amsterdam.
Working Group Affiliate Member, GLOBEC Focus 4: Social impacts from changes in marine ecosystems, Plymouth, UK.
Lead author, Conditions Working Group of the Millenium Assessment Research Group (http://www.millenniumassessment.org), WorldFish Centre, Penang, Malaysia.
Life Membership of the North American Association of Fisheries Economists award
Member of International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)
1996 - present
Member of the American Economics Association (AEA)
2002 – 2003; 2008 - present
Member of the Natural Resource Modeling Association (NRMA)
Member of the Ocean Management Research Network, Canada
2001 – present
Norwegian Development Researchers Association (NUF)
1993-1999, Financial Secretary from 1994 to 1995
Member of the Canadian Economics Association (CEA)
1995 - 1996