Salmon Summit Agenda

Schedule of Events

8am – 8:50am Breakfast

8:50am – 9am Start making your way to your seat

8:50am – 9am

Master of Ceremonies Glen Gobin, Vice Chairman of Tulalip Tribes
Welcome Arnold Cooper, Chairman of Squaxin Island Tribe Squaxin Island Canoe Family


Calling of the Witnesses

9:40am – 10:15am

Billy Frank Jr. Montage

Open Willie Frank III, Nisqually Tribal Council & Son of Billy Frank Jr.

Why we are here: To maintain the Message of Billy Frank Jr.

Keynote Address President Fawn Sharp, Quinault Indian Nation

10:20am – 11:45am

Recap of March 19, 2018 Billy Frank Jr. Pacific Salmon Summit
Call to Action Review

Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Coalition

3 Principal Tenets:

Habitat Fran Wilshusen, NWIFC Director of Habitat Services
Pinnipeds Cecilia Gobin, NWIFC Conservation Policy Analyst
Hatcheries Ken Currens, NWIFC Manager of Conservation

11:45am – 12pm

Restoring & Protecting Our Environment for Our Fish and Our Families Maia Bellon, Director of Ecology

12pm – 1pm

Lunch Buffet – Auction of the Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Forever Fund Warrior Blanket No.1

1pm – 1:30pm

Doing the Hard Stuff Together

Cecilia Gobin, Tulalip Tribes, NWIFC Conservation Policy Analyst

1:30pm – 2pm

State of Salmon Recovery Kelly Susewind, Director of WDFW

Summary of success and failures for 2019 So why are we still failing?

2pm – 3pm

The Vision of Doing This Together

Why do we want to recover Salmon

Charlene Krise, Vice Chair of Squaxin Island Tribal Council

Senator Derek Stanford, 1st Legislative District
David Bean, Chairman of the Puyallup Tribe
Teri Gobin, Chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes

Nat Scholz, NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Candace Penn, Climate Change Ecologist, Squaxin Natural Resources

3pm – 4pm

2020 Action Agenda

Re-commitment and commitment Plan Forward: Everyone has to commit to doing this together

Political Will to move

U.S. Congressman Denny Heck, Washington’s 10th District

Ron Allen, Chairman of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

4pm – 5pm

Calling of Witnesses
Sign Commitment

5pm – 5:30pm Close