History

The Society for Marine Mammalogy was founded in San Francisco, California, U.S.A., on December 15, 1981, was incorporated in the State of California on February 17, 1989, and received 501(c)(3) non-profit entity (tax ID: 94-2842655) under United States law on 27 March 1989.

View our Articles of Incorporation, Tax Identification Number, and 501(c)3 Determination Letter.

Past Presidents

  • Nick Gales, 2014-2016, Australia
  • Helene Marsh 2012-2014, Australia
  • Randall S. Wells 2010-2012, USA
  • Andrew J. Read 2008-2010, USA
  • John E. Reynolds III (deceased) 2006-2008, USA
  • Kit M. Kovacs 2004-2006, Norway
  • Paul Nachtigall 2002-2004, USA
  • Daniel K. Odell 2000-2002, USA
  • Douglas P. DeMaster 1998-2000, USA
  • Ian Stirling 1996-1998, Canada
  • Jeanette A. Thomas 1994-1996, USA
  • Bernd Würsig 1992-1994, USA
  • Christina Lockyer 1990-1992, United Kingdom
  • Robert L. Brownell, Jr. 1988-1990, USA
  • William F. Perrin 1986-1988, USA
  • James G. Mead 1984-1986, USA
  • Kenneth S. Norris (deceased) 1981-1984, USA

List of Past Board of Governors (Click here to View Full List)

Brief History of the Society

The Biennial Conferences predate the beginning of the Society. They were a successor to the late Tom Poulter’s “Annual Conference on Biological Sonar and Diving Mammals” held at the Stanford Research Institute (formally separated from Stanford University in 1970 and now known as SRI International) in Menlo Park, California, beginning in 1964. After Tom’s passing, Ken Norris picked up the ball and instigated the First Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, hosted by UC Santa Cruz in 1975. A second Biennial followed in 1977 in San Diego, supported by the U.S. Naval Ocean Systems Center. Attendance at the first conference was about 300 and at the second 480. Following the second conference, George Harry, then Director of what is now the National Marine Mammal Laboratory in Seattle, initiated discussions about forming a society to organize and run the conferences. The responses favored the idea. In 1978, Ken Norris took the major steps of preparing a “Preliminary Design of a Society of Marine Mammalogy” and forming an organizational committee (consisting of Tom Dohl, George Harry, Burney LeBeouf, John Lilly, Ken Norris, Bill Perrin, Bill Powell and Forrest Wood, later expanded to include Bob Elsner, Bill Evans, Lou Herman and Ron Schusterman). The new society would “provide a vehicle for promoting the science of marine mammalogy.” Proposed functions:

  1. Organize and sponsor regular meetings
  2. Sponsor workshops on special topics of interest
  3. Work to improve the quality of marine mammal research and management
  4. Provide for information exchange among marine mammalogists
  5. Provide a voice for marine mammal science in social decision-making regarding marine mammal affairs
  6. Provide information on marine mammal science to those outside the society
  7. Perhaps ultimately produce a journal for marine mammalogy

The committee met during the Third Biennial in Seattle in 1979 and discussed the preliminary design, proposed criteria for membership, and suggested by-laws. All was firmed up by correspondence, and at the Fourth Biennial in San Francisco in 1981, Ken presented the need and plans for a society to a meeting of those conference participants interested in forming one. The proposal was accepted by the group, and Ken was elected the first President by acclamation. Other elected officers were Jim Mead, President-elect, and Bruce Mate, Secretary Treasurer. Bill Schevill was appointed Chair of the Publications Committee, Carleton Ray Chair of the Conservation and Public Policy Committee, Forrest Wood Chair of the Membership Committee, and John Prescott, Chair of the Conference Committee. Ken took the lead on confirming charter members (listed under “About Us” in this website), drafting a constitution and by-laws, and getting the Society officially incorporated. He truly was the father of the Society.

The full list of Biennial conferences is: Santa Cruz (1975), San Diego (1977), Seattle (1979), San Francisco (1981), Boston (1983), Vancouver (1985), Miami (1987), Pacific Grove (1989), Chicago (1991), Galveston (1993), Orlando (1995), Monaco (1998), Maui (1999), Vancouver again (2001), Greensboro (2003), San Diego again (2005), Cape Town (2007), Quebec City (2009), Tampa, Florida (2011) Dunedin, New Zealand (2013) and San Francisco again (2015). Attendance has grown from the 300 in 1975 to more than 2000 in some of the venues.

The next major step for the Society after its formation in 1981 was the creation of a new journal devoted to the biology of marine mammals. Titles proposed included Journal of Marine Mammalogy, Marine Mammals, and others, but Marine Mammal Science won out. The first issue appeared in 1985. Joe Geraci was the first Editor, followed by Doug Wartzok, Bill Perrin, Don Bowen, Jim Estes and (currently) Daryl Boness. The first book-length special publication of the Society appeared in 1987 (Marine Mammal Energetics, edited by Huntley et al.), followed by The Bowhead Whale (1993, Burns et al., eds), Molecular Genetics of Marine Mammals (Dizon et al., eds) and Marine Mammals of the World (Rice, 1998).

The Society has gone on to offer special funding opportunities for students and student researchers (details in other parts of this website); this fulfills the educational goals and the role of supporting new researchers envisioned by the Society’s founders.

Acknowledgments: Most of the information on the formation of the Society was supplied by George Harry. Archival assistance was provided by Dan Odell and Doug Wartzok.

Charter Full Members

  • Adeduji, Kehimde
  • Aguilar, Alex
  • Ainley, David G.
  • Albert, Thomas F.
  • Allen, K. Radway
  • Allen, Sarah Gardner
  • Allen, Sonny
  • Alverson, Franklin G.
  • Amelia, Giordano
  • Ames, Jack Alfred
  • Amstrup, Steven C.
  • Anderson, Paul K.
  • Anderson, Sheila Scott
  • Andre, Jean Marc
  • Ansley, Henry
  • Antrim, Jim
  • Arai, Kazutoshi
  • Aron, William
  • Asper, Edward D.
  • Atkins, Natasha
  • Au, David W.
  • Au, Whitlow W. L.
  • Aubin, David J. St.
  • Awbrey, Frank T.
  • Babus, Bela S.
  • Bain, David Edmund
  • Baker, Alan Noel
  • Baker, James L.
  • Baker, Ken
  • Balcomb, Kenneth C., III
  • Baldridge, Alan
  • Bannister, John Leonard
  • Barlow, Jay
  • Barnes, Lawrence G.
  • Barrett, Izadore
  • Barrett, Peigin C.
  • Barria, Jorge Abraham Oporto
  • Barstow, Robbins
  • Bastida, Ricardo
  • Baxter, Barbara A.
  • Beach, Douglas W.
  • Beamish, Peter C.
  • Beckman, Kimberlee
  • Beekman, Gerard K.
  • Bengtson, John L.
  • Benirschke, Kurt
  • Benz, Carl T.
  • Bergey, Michael
  • Best, Peter B.
  • Best, Robin C.
  • Bigg, Michael A.
  • Bird, James E.
  • Birdwise, Cynthia
  • Blanco Rincon De Arellano, Carmen
  • Blasko, Daniel E.
  • Blaylock, Robert Alvie
  • Bloedel, Prentice
  • Bodkin, James L.
  • Bonde, Robert K.
  • Boness, Daryl J.
  • Bonnell, Michael L.
  • Bonner, W. Nigel
  • Boone, Irene Seipt
  • Bossart, Gregory D.
  • Bouchet, G. Christopher
  • Bowen, W. Don
  • Bowlby, C. Edward
  • Bowles, Ann E.
  • Boyde, Alan
  • Brandis, Durward Porter
  • Branson, Jim H.
  • Bree, Peter J.H. Van
  • Breiwick, Jeffrey M.
  • Breton, Mimi
  • Briggs, Kenneth T.
  • Brill, Randall L.
  • Brisby, William L.
  • Britten, Barbara H.
  • Brooks, James W.
  • Brown, Robin F.
  • Brownell, Robert L., Jr.
  • Brownlee, Shannon Millani
  • Brownson, Robert H.
  • Brumsted, Robert B.
  • Bryden, Michael Maclaren
  • Buck, John D.
  • Bullock, Theodore H.
  • Burns, John James
  • Butcher, David G.
  • Butterworth, Douglas S.
  • Calambokidis, John
  • Caldwell, David K.
  • Caldwell, Melba C.
  • Calkins, Donald G.
  • Cameron, Ian Stuart
  • Carlson, Carole A.
  • Carlson, Cynthia E.
  • Carter, Gary R.
  • Carter, Nick
  • Cass, Virginia L.
  • Castellini, Michael
  • Cawthorn, Martin W.
  • Cesar Weber Rosas, Fernando
  • Chapman, Douglas George
  • Cheater, Mark
  • Cheeseman, Douglas G., Jr.
  • Chu, Kevin
  • Chun, Chan-Il
  • Clapham, Philip J.
  • Clark, Christopher W.
  • Clarke, Robert
  • Clayton, James W.
  • Cleator, Holly
  • Cohen, Joel L.
  • Collet, Anne
  • Condy, Patrick Richard
  • Connor, Richard
  • Cooke, Justin G.
  • Corkeron, Peter
  • Cormany, David Robert
  • Cornell, Lanny H.
  • Costa, Daniel Paul
  • Cowan, Daniel F.
  • Cowman, Charles F., Jr.
  • Cowperthwaite, Leslie
  • Cranford, Ted Wayne
  • Crespo, Enrique Alberto
  • Crovetto, Angel E.
  • Cubbage, James C.
  • Cue, James E.
  • Dahlheim, Marilyn Elayne
  • Dangelo, Guy
  • Danton, Carol Lynn
  • Darling, James D.
  • Davis, Randall William
  • Davis, Rolph A.
  • Dawson, Pierre
  • Dawson, William W.
  • de Assis Ribeiro, Gilberto
  • de Oliveira Gomes, Luiz Antonio
  • Debus, Bemi
  • Defran, R. H.
  • Deimer, Petra
  • Demaster, Douglas P.
  • Diaz, Camille Goebel
  • Dierauf, Leslie A.
  • Doak, Wade
  • Dohl, Thomas P.
  • Dolphin, William
  • Domning, Daryl P.
  • Donovan, Gregory Paul
  • Dorsey, Eleanor M.
  • Dos Santos, Manuel E.
  • Douglas, Michael
  • Drabek, Charles M.
  • Dubsky, Paul A.
  • Dudley, Gordon
  • Duguy, Rene
  • Duman, Marilyn Lawrie
  • Dunbar, M.J.
  • Dunn, J. Lawrence
  • Early, Greg
  • Edds, Peggy L.
  • Eisenbud, Robert
  • Eley, Thomas J.
  • Ellis, Richard
  • Elsner, Robert
  • Erickson, Albert W.
  • Evans, Charles D.
  • Evans, William E.
  • Everitt, Robert D.
  • Fabrikant, Irene B.
  • Fairfield, Frederic M.
  • Fay, Francis H.
  • Fedak, Michael A.
  • Ferm, Lisa M.
  • Ferrari, Mark J.
  • Ferraro, Richard F.
  • Ferreira Da Silva, Vera Maria
  • Findley, Lloyd T.
  • Fiscus, Clifford H.
  • Fisher, H. Dean
  • Fisher, Kimberley Goodrich
  • Fisher, Sheldon R.
  • Fitzgerald, James W.
  • Flanigan, N. J.
  • Fleischer, Luis A.
  • Folkens, Pieter Arend
  • Folleman, Frederic L.
  • Ford, John K.B.
  • Ford, Thomas J., Jr.
  • Fordyce, Robert E.
  • Forestell, Paul
  • Foster-Turley, Pat
  • Foster, Larry & Valerie
  • Foster, Sherrard C.
  • Fowler, Charles W.
  • Fraker, Mark A.
  • Francis, John
  • Free, Charles Allison
  • Friedl, William A.
  • Friedrichsen, Gary L.
  • Frost, Kathryn J.
  • Galeazzi, Alejandro Rodolfo
  • Gallivan, G. J.
  • Gamboa, David Aurioles
  • Gard, Richard
  • Gaskin, David Edward
  • Geiger, Anne
  • Gentry, Roger
  • Geraci, Joseph R.
  • Gerrodette, Timothy
  • Gewalt, Wolfgang
  • Gilbert, James R.
  • Gillie, R. Bruce
  • Gilmartin, William R.
  • Gilmore, Mark Kevin
  • Gisiner, Robert
  • Glockner-Ferrari, Deborah A.
  • Goebel, Mike
  • Gomercic, H.
  • Goodall, R. Natalie P.
  • Goodman, Daniel
  • Goodyear, Jeffrey D.
  • Gosho, Merrill E.
  • Gray, Neal L.
  • Graybill, Michael
  • Green, Robert G.
  • Greendale, Ronald
  • Greene, Susan
  • Greenwood, Andrew George
  • Griffiths, David James
  • Grim, Francis, Jr.
  • Grimes, Mark
  • Griner, Lynn A.
  • Guerrero, Diana L.
  • Guinee, Linda
  • Hacker, Elizabeth
  • Hain, James H.W.
  • Haldiman, Jerrold
  • Hall, John D.
  • Handley, Charles
  • Hansen, Donald J.
  • Hansen, Larry J.
  • Harrison, Richard J.
  • Harry, George V.
  • Hart, Carol J.
  • Harvey, James
  • Haun, Jeffrey E.
  • Hawes, Sandra D.
  • Hay, Keith
  • Hazard, Katherine
  • Heath, Carolyn
  • Heffernan, Barbara
  • Heimlich-Boran, James R.
  • Heimlich-Boran, Sara L.
  • Heinonen, Kurt C.
  • Heinsohn, George E.
  • Helle, Eero S.
  • Helm, Roger
  • Henderson, John R.
  • Herder, Michael J.
  • Herman, Louis M.
  • Hershkovitz, Philip
  • Herzing, Denise Lore
  • Heyning, John E.
  • Hickie, John
  • Hindley, M. Patricia
  • Hinga, Kenneth R.
  • Hoban, Esme
  • Hoek, Wybrand
  • Hofman, Robert J.
  • Hohn, Aleta A.
  • Holt, Sidney Joseph
  • Holts, David B.
  • Hoover, Agnes Anne
  • Horikawa, Hideo
  • Horton, H. Curtis
  • Hoste, Robert Douglas
  • Houck, Warren J.
  • Hoyt, Erich
  • Huber, Harriet R.
  • Hudnall, James
  • Humphreys, Richard H.
  • Hussenot, Eric
  • Hyman, Jay
  • Irons, David Bruce
  • Irvine, Blair
  • Jackson, Alan R.
  • Jackson, Terry
  • Jacobs, Myron S.
  • Jacobsen, Jeff
  • Jaeckel, Lawrence Jay
  • James, Percival H.R.
  • Jameson, Ronald J.
  • Jarrell, Gordon
  • Jeffries, Steven
  • Jehl, Joseph R., Jr.
  • Jenkins, Robert Lee
  • Johnson, Brian W.
  • Johnson, Kirk
  • Johnson, Murray L.
  • Johnson, Pattie A.
  • Johnston, Debby
  • Jones, Mary Lou
  • Jones, S.
  • Jones, Sherman Calaway, III
  • Kajimura, Hiroshi
  • Kamiya, Toshiro
  • Kang, Ingrid
  • Karnella, Charles
  • Kasuya, Toshio
  • Kato, Hidehiro
  • Katona, Steven K.
  • Kaufman, Gregory Dean
  • Kaufmann, Milton M.
  • Kawamura, Akito
  • Kaza, Stephanie
  • Kelly, Brendan Patrick
  • Kelly, John Ellison
  • Kemf, Elizabeth
  • Kendrew, Claudia D.
  • Kent, Donald Bruce
  • Kenyon, Karl W.
  • Kerley, Graham I.H.
  • Kesteven, Geoffrey Leighton
  • Keyes, Mark Chenault
  • King, George R.
  • King, Judith Eveleigh
  • Kingsley, Michael C.S.
  • Kinnaird, Margaret
  • Kirby, Vicky Lee
  • Kirkevold, Barbara C.
  • Klevezal, G.A.
  • Kooyman, Gerald L.
  • Kozicki, V. Michael
  • Krajniak, Edward F., Jr.
  • Kraus, Scott D.
  • Kubota, Kinziro
  • Kugler, Richard C.
  • Kuljis, Barbara A.
  • Kuzmin, A. A.
  • Lambertsen, Richard Hill
  • Lancaster, Winston C.
  • Larsen, Finn
  • Lavigne, David M.
  • Laws, Richard M.
  • Lawton, William
  • Le Beouf, Burney J.
  • Leatherwood, Stephen
  • Lehman, Jacob W.
  • Lentfer, Jack W.
  • Lesser, Michael P.
  • Levenson, Coleman
  • Lewis, Jackson E.
  • Lichter, Alfredo
  • Lichtschein, Victoria
  • Lidicker, William Z., Jr.
  • Lien, Jon
  • Lilly, John C.
  • Ling, John Kynaston
  • Lingle, George
  • Little, Gerald Joseph
  • Ljungblad, Don K.
  • Lloze, Rene
  • Lobo, Anelio Aguayo
  • Lockyer, Christina
  • Loughlin, Thomas
  • Lowry, Lloyd F.
  • Macnow, Alan
  • Mager, Andreas , Jr.
  • Magnusson, William Ernest
  • Magor, Diana Marion
  • Majluf, M. Patricia
  • Major, Peter F.
  • Maltais, Bernard
  • Mandojana, Ricardo M.
  • Manning, T.H.
  • Mansfield, Arthur W.
  • Marchessaux, Didier
  • Markowitz, Hal
  • Marmontel Rosas, Miriam
  • Marquette, William M.
  • Marsh, Helene
  • Martin, Anthony R.
  • Martin, Kenneth Robert
  • Martineau, Daniel
  • Mate, Bruce R.
  • Matthews, L. Harrison
  • Mattison, James A., Jr.
  • Mattlin, Robert Henry
  • Mayo, Charles A.
  • Mcbrearty, Dennis A.
  • Mcfarland, William N.
  • Mcintyre, Diana Ryan
  • Mcintyre, Thomas J.
  • Mclaren, Ian Alexander
  • Mclean, Craig Norman
  • Mcleod, Samuel A.
  • Mcsheehy, Donald I.
  • Mead, James Glen
  • Medway, William
  • Mermoz, Jorge F.
  • Merrick, Richard L.
  • Merritt, David B.
  • Miller, Edward H.
  • Miller, R. V.
  • Miller, Ruth B.
  • Mitchell, Edward
  • Miyazaki, Nobuyuki
  • Mizroch, Sally A.
  • Montague, Jerome
  • Moore, Jim
  • Moore, Karen E.
  • Moore, Patrick W. B.
  • Moore, Sue Ellen
  • Morton, Alexandra
  • Moshenko, Robert W.
  • Mufford, Barry Keith
  • Mullen, James G.
  • Murie, Debra Jean
  • Murison, Laurie Diane
  • Myrick, Albert Charles, Jr.
  • Nachtigall, Paul E.
  • Neugebauer, Edward Guy
  • Newman, Murray A.
  • Nichols, George , Jr.
  • Nishiwaki, Masaharu
  • Nitta, Eugene T.
  • Nofziger-Spurgeon, Ann
  • Nollman, Jim
  • Nores, Carlos
  • Norris, Kenneth
  • Notarbartolo Di Sciara, Giuseppe
  • Nusunginya, Percy
  • O’Connor, Verna
  • O’shea, Thomas J.
  • Odell, Daniel
  • Oftedal, Olav T.
  • Ohsumi, Seiji
  • Oldfield, Margery Lee
  • Olesiuk, Peter F.
  • Oliver, Charles William
  • Oliver, Guy W.
  • Oliver, Jacqueline Jennings
  • Omura, Hideo
  • Ono, Kathrine Anita
  • Orr, Robert T.
  • Ortiz, C. Leo
  • Osborne, Richard W.
  • Overstrom, Neal A.
  • Owings, Margaret W.
  • Packard, Jane M.
  • Palacio, Francisco J.
  • Palazzo, Jose Truda, Jr.
  • Parry, Katherine
  • Pascal, Michel
  • Pastene Perez, Luis Alberto
  • Pastene, Luis
  • Patla, Laurie J.
  • Paton, David
  • Patten, Donald R.
  • Patterson, Paul H.
  • Payne, Katherine B.
  • Payne, Roger
  • Penner, Ralph H.
  • Pentis, Al
  • Perdomo, Angel
  • Perez, Concepcion
  • Perez, Michael A.
  • Perkins, Judith S.
  • Pernia, Sherman D.
  • Perrin, William F.
  • Perryman, Wayne L.
  • Pilson, Michael E.Q.
  • Pirlot, Paul
  • Pitkin, Jamie
  • Pittman, Sharon
  • Plowden, Campbell
  • Poole, M. Michael
  • Porter, Homer O.
  • Potter, Charles W.
  • Powell, Bill A.
  • Powell, James A.
  • Powers, Donald R.
  • Praderi, Ricardo
  • Prescott, John H.
  • Prescott, Robert
  • Price, Carol A.
  • Price, William Stephen
  • Provancha, Jane A.
  • Pryor, Karen W.
  • Puckett, Randy
  • Raga Esteve, Juan Antonio
  • Rajaguru, A.
  • Ralls, Katherine
  • Rathbun, Galen B.
  • Ratnaswamy, Mary Joanne
  • Ray, Clayton E.
  • Ray, G. Carleton
  • Read, Andrew Justin
  • Reeves, Randall Robert
  • Reichley, Nancy E.
  • Reijnders, Peter J. H.
  • Reilly, Stephen B.
  • Reiss, Diana
  • Rennie, Charles J., III
  • Renouf, Deane
  • Reynolds, John E., III
  • Rice, Dale W.
  • Richard, Pierre
  • Ridgway, Sam H.
  • Riedman, Marianne L.
  • Rioux, Jean
  • Ripoll, Angeles Raduan
  • Robbins, Wayne A.
  • Robineau, Daniel
  • Roest, Aryan I.
  • Ronald, Keith
  • Rosenblum, Edwin E.
  • Rosenfeld, Mary
  • Ross, Graham James Berry
  • Ross, James Perran
  • Rossiter, William
  • Roth, Flemming
  • Rothausen, Karlheinz
  • Rough, Valerie
  • Rowntree, Victoria J.
  • Rugh, David J.
  • Sadove, Samuel S.
  • Sakagawa, Gary
  • Samaras, William F.
  • Scaliebe, Scott L.
  • Scarff, James E.
  • Scheele, Lesley
  • Scheffer, Victor B.
  • Schevill, William E.
  • Schmidly, David J.
  • Schneyer, Alan
  • Scholl, John Phillip
  • Schonewald, Jacqueline
  • Schroeder, J. Pete
  • Schusterman, Ronald J.
  • Schwab, E. Gregory Lee
  • Scordino, Joe
  • Scott, Michael
  • Seagars, Dana J.
  • Sears, Richard
  • Sergeant, David E.
  • Shallenberger, Edward W.
  • Shane, Susan H.
  • Shaughnessy, Peter Douglas
  • Shelnut, Jeff
  • Shippee, Steven F.
  • Shouse, Lee Elledge
  • Sigurjonsson, Johann
  • Silber, Gregory
  • Silva, Jack Da
  • Simons, Laurie Stuart
  • Sinclair, M.S.
  • Siniff, Donald B.
  • Sissenwine, Michael P.
  • Skoch, Edwin J.
  • Smith, Gary J. D.
  • Smith, Thomas G.
  • Smith, Tim D.
  • Smolka, John Reginald
  • Sokolov, A.S.
  • Solangi, Mobashir A.
  • Sonafrank, Nancy Belon
  • Sorensen, Fred
  • Spencer, Merrill P.
  • Spotte, Stephen
  • Starratt, Patricia E.
  • Steiger, Gretchen H.
  • Stern, S. Jonathan
  • Sterns-Jones, Diane Lee, III
  • Stevens, Christine
  • Stewart, Brent S.
  • Stewart, Robert E. A.
  • Stirling, Ian
  • Stoel, Peter
  • Storro-Patterson, Ronn
  • Stoskopf, Michael Kerry
  • Strong, John Thomas
  • Stuntz, Warren E.
  • Sugarman, Peter
  • Sullivan, Timothy
  • Sumich, James L.
  • Swartz, Steven L.
  • Sylvestre, Jean-Pierre
  • Szczepaniak, Isadore D.
  • Takemura, Akira
  • Taylor, Barbara L.
  • Taylor, Leighton
  • Taylor, Mitchell
  • Taylor, Sherryl M.
  • Tedman, Ray A.
  • Temte, Jonathan Lane
  • Terhune, J. M.
  • Thomas, Jeanette A.
  • Thomas, Peter Owen
  • Tillman, Michael F.
  • Tinney, Richard T., Jr.
  • Tobayama, Teruo
  • Torgerson, R. William
  • Townsend, Forrest I.
  • Treacy, Stephen O.
  • Trillmich, Fritz
  • Tumosa, Thomas J.
  • Turl, Charles W.
  • Turley, Patrick
  • Uchida, Senzo
  • Van Foreest, A.W.
  • Vanblaricom, Glenn R.
  • Varoujean, Daniel H.
  • Vedros, Neylan A.
  • Vertefay, Larry
  • Vetter, Elizabeth F.
  • Villa-Ramirez, Bernardo
  • Wada, Kazuo
  • Wada, Shiro
  • Waerebeek, Koen Van
  • Wahlen, Bruce Edward
  • Walker, Gregory Ernest
  • Walker, Robert V.
  • Walker, Sandy
  • Walker, William Allan
  • Ward, Natalie F.R.
  • Waring, George H.
  • Waring, Gordon T.
  • Warneke, Robert Maxwell
  • Wartzok, Douglas
  • Watkins, William
  • Watson, Alastair G.
  • Weaver, Patt
  • Webber, Marc
  • Weeden, Robert B.
  • Weinrich, Mason T.
  • Wells, Randall S.
  • Wenzel, Frederick W.
  • West, John
  • Wheeler, Gary P.
  • Whitehead, Hal
  • Whitmore, Frank C., Jr.
  • Williams, Terrie M.
  • Williamson, J. Michael
  • Wilson, Graham J.
  • Winn, Howard E.
  • Winning, Birgit
  • Withrow, David Earl
  • Wolman, Allen A.
  • Wolz, James P.
  • Wood, Forrest G., III
  • Wood, R. Kevin
  • Woodhouse, Charles Douglas
  • Woodyard, Howard Dale
  • Worthy, Graham A. J.
  • Wray, Phoebe
  • Würsig, Bernd
  • Wynne, Kate M.
  • Yablokov, A.V.
  • Yamakoshi, Megumi
  • Yochem, Pamela K.
  • Young, John A.
  • Young, Nina Marie
  • Zagaeski, Mark
  • Zapol, Warren M.
  • Zenker, Wolfgang G. E.
  • Zoeger, J.

Charter Associate Members

  • Azzam, Nancy C.
  • Ballance, Lisa Taylor
  • Beavers, Sallie
  • Bennett, Lyle
  • Brandt, Janis
  • Briggs, Laurie J.
  • Buonaugurio, Andrea
  • Burdick, Jay D.
  • Caron, Robert J.
  • Chamberlain, Leo J.
  • Chambers, William M.
  • Clarke, Janet
  • Cobb, Winslow S.
  • Cole, Daniel
  • Conel, Cheryl S.
  • Croll, Donald A.
  • Desmond, Timothy J.
  • Devers, Deborah E.
  • Dodt, Evelyn K.
  • Dougherty, Susan
  • Doyle, Patricia
  • Duffield, Dennis Wilson
  • Earhart, Anne Getty
  • Ellis, Robert H., Jr.
  • Fallrot, Ellen R.
  • Feldkamp, Steven D.
  • Fellers, Gary M.
  • Finkelstein, Stuart
  • Fleuer, Karen
  • Flynn, Tish
  • Frank, Stuart M.
  • Fredin, Reynold A.
  • Gailey-Phipps, Janet J.
  • Garner, Holly A.
  • Garrigan, Charlotte A.
  • Gilbertson, Cay
  • Goodwin, Thomas
  • Green, Robert J.
  • Gress, Franklin
  • Guerrero, Diana Laurel
  • Hamstreet, Clyde
  • Harley, Heidi Elaine
  • Harzen, Stefan
  • Haycock, Carl R.
  • Hecker, Nedra Foster
  • Henk, William G.
  • Hermes, Jeanette
  • Hersh, Sandra L.
  • Hodda, Paul Michael
  • Jones, Gwilym S.
  • Joyce, Gerald G.
  • Keller, Ronald W.
  • Kelly, Dennis
  • Kendall, Lily
  • Kenney, Robert D.
  • King, Steven G.
  • Kinneary, Joseph J.
  • Landauer, Lyn
  • Larsen, Dorothy S.
  • Lawson, Shirley
  • Ledder, Diane A.
  • Lomax, Ronald John
  • Manzanilla, Silvja
  • Mason, Mark B.
  • Mathews, Elizabeth A.
  • Mattingly, David
  • McChrystal-Landy, Margaret
  • Mccullough, Gale R.
  • Mccully, George E.
  • Mcdevitt, Charles Austin
  • McManus, Milo W.
  • Mendez, Jose David
  • Mercer, Scott
  • Munoz, Jose E., Jr.
  • Newcomer, Michael W.
  • Northrup, Ann
  • Nyren, Philip E.
  • Ostman, Jan
  • Page, Katherine Elizabeth
  • Patterson, Sue Anne
  • Prentice, Geraldine
  • Reames, David
  • Reddy, Michelle Lynn
  • Reetz, Gordon A.
  • Roberts, Donna G.
  • Robinson, John H.
  • Roletto, Jan
  • Rook, Maribeth Fitzgerald
  • Rumage, William Timothy
  • Savitz, Barry C.
  • Schnell, Gary D.
  • Sease, John L.
  • Seavey, Tyler W.
  • Seeger, Leinaala R.
  • Shawver, Mark R.
  • Siegel, Jeff W.
  • Sineti, Donald
  • Smalley, Joanne B.
  • Smith-Powell, Leslie A.
  • Southworth, Tom
  • Stengle, James B.
  • Sweet, Constance Marie
  • Terry, R. Paul
  • Tomich, P. Quentin
  • Tooker, Mildred Ann
  • Verpy, Debra Ann
  • White, Sue Difloure
  • Witt, Ron

Charter Institution Members

      • Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission – USA
      • American Cetacean Society – USA
      • Animal Protection Institute Of America – USA
      • Aquario Vasco Da Gama – Portugal
      • California Academy Of Sciences – USA
      • Chicago Zoological Society – USA
      • The Cousteau Society – USA
      • Dept. Of Commerce, Noaa, Habitat Protection Branch – USA
      • Friends Of Animals – USA
      • Friends Of The Sea Otter – USA
      • Greenland Fisheries Investigations – Denmark
      • Greenpeace – USA
      • Greenpeace International – United Kingdom
      • Hawkes Bay Marineland & Aquarium Board – New Zealand
      • Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute – USA
      • Humane Society Of The United States – USA
      • Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission – USA
      • International Dolphin Watch – USA
      • International Fund For Animal Welfare – USA
      • International Marine Animal Trainers Association – USA
      • Kamogawa Sea World – Japan
      • Kendall Whaling Museum – USA
      • Kolmardens Djurpark – Sweden
      • Manomet Bird Observatory – USA
      • Marine World/Africa USA
      • Marineland Of The Pacific – USA
      • Merwin Memorial Free Clinic For Animals, Inc. – USA
      • Musee Oceanographique – Monaco
      • New England Aquarium – USA
      • New York Aquarium – USA
      • North Pacific Fisheries Management Council – USA
      • North Slope Borough Environmental Protection – USA
      • Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization – Canada
      • Oregon Department Of Fish & Wildlife – USA
      • Oreja Marineland – New Zealand
      • Port Elizabeth Museum – South Africa
      • Sea Mammal Research Unit, B.A.S. – United Kingdom
      • Sealand Of Cape Cod, Inc. – USA
      • Seaworld – Australia
      • South African Association For Marine Biological Research – South Africa
      • University Of Aarhus – Denmark
      • Vancouver Public Aquarium – Canada
      • Washington Department Of Game – USA
      • The Whale Center – USA
      • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – USA