Governing Council
  • Acronym: GC
  • Chair: Prof. Enrique N. Curchitser <enrique@marine.rutgers.edu>
    Vice-Chair: Dr. Tetsuo Fujii <fujii_tetsuo46@fra.go.jp>
    Past-Chair: Dr. Chul Park <chulpark@cnu.ac.kr>
  • Mailing List
  • Past Chairs:
    Chul Park (Nov. 14, 2016 – Nov. 4, 2020, Korea)
    Laura Richards (Oct. 23, 2012 – Nov. 13, 2016, Canada)
    Lev N. Bocharov (Oct. 23, 2010 – Oct. 23, 2012, Russia)
    Tokio Wada (Oct. 23, 2006 – Oct. 23, 2010, Japan)
    Vera Alexander (Oct. 27, 2002 – Oct. 22, 2006, U.S.A.)
    Hyung Tack Huh (Oct. 26, 1998 – Oct. 26, 2002, R. Korea)
    William G. Doubleday (Oct. 21, 1996 – Oct. 25, 1998, Canada)
    Warren S. Wooster (Oct. 17, 1992 – Oct. 20, 1996, U.S.A.)
    (acting Chair Mar. 24, 1992 – Oct. 16, 1992)
  • Past Vice-Chairs:
    Enrique Curchitser (Jan. 2017 – Nov. 2020, U.S.A.)
    John Stein (Nov. 13, 2016 – Jan. 2017, U.S.A.)
    Chul Park (Oct. 23, 2012 – Nov. 13, 2016, R. Korea)
    Laura Richards (Oct. 23, 2010 – Oct. 23, 2012, Canada)
    Lev N. Bocharov (Oct. 23, 2006 – Oct. 23, 2010, Russia)
    Tokio Wada (Oct. 25, 2004 – Oct. 22, 2006, Japan)
    Tokimasa Kobayashi (Oct. 27, 2002 – Oct. 24, 2004, Japan)
    Vera Alexander (Oct. 26, 1998 – Oct. 26, 2002, U.S.A.)
    Hyung Tack Huh (ct. 23, 1995 – Oct. 25, 1998, R. Korea)
    Cong-Meng Liu (Oct. 30, 1993 – Oct. 22, 1995, P.R. China)
The Governing Council Scientific Functions:
  1. To identify research priorities and problems pertaining to the area concerned, as well as appropriate methods for their solution;
  2. To recommend coordinated research programs and related activities pertaining to the area concerned, which shall be undertaken through the national efforts of the participating Contracting Parties;
  3. To promote and facilitate the exchange of scientific data, information, and personnel;
  4. To consider requests to develop scientific advice pertaining to the area concerned;
  5. To organize scientific symposia and other scientific events; and
  6. To foster the discussion of problems of mutual scientific interest.
The Governing Council Administrative Functions:
  1. To adopt and, if necessary, amend the Rules of Procedure and Financial Regulations of the Organization;
  2. To consider and recommend amendments to the Convention;
  3. To adopt the annual report of the Organization;
  4. To examine and adopt the annual budget and financial accounts of the Organization;
  5. To determine the location of the Secretariat;
  6. To appoint the Executive Secretary;
  7. To maintain contact with other relevant international organizations; and
  8. To manage the activities of the Organization.
News
  • Changes within GC membership (Canada): Dr. Andrew Thomson is a newly appointed Governing Council member replacing Dr. Carmel Lowe.
    5/10/2021 1:02:15 PM PST
  • Changes within GC Membership (Canada): Mr. Bernard Vigneault is a newly appointed Governing Council member replacing Dr. Arran McPherson.
    1/29/2021 11:26:38 AM PST
  • Changes within GC membership: Mr. Do-hyung Koo (Korea) is a newly appointed GC member replacing Ms. Eun Won Yu.
    12/10/2020 11:28:14 AM PST
  • Changes within GC membership: Dr. Jack A. Barth (USA) has been appointed as a National Delegate replacing Dr. Enrique N. Curchitser.
    12/8/2020 3:26:52 PM PST
  • Changes within GC Membership: Dr. Enrique Curchitser was elected as Chair of PICES, replacing Dr. Chul Park; Dr. Tetsuo Fujii was elected as Vice Chair of PICES, replacing Dr. Enrique Curchitser.
    11/16/2020 6:21:17 PM PST
Members
Mr. Andrew Thomson (F&A, GC)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
3190 Hammond Bay Rd.
Nanaimo, BC
Canada V9T 6N7
250-756-7177
Andrew.Thomson@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Dr. Bernard Vigneault (F&A, GC)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1A 0E6
613-990-7075
bernard.vigneault@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Dr. Tetsuo Fujii (FIS, FUTURE-SSC, GC)
PICES Vice-Chair
Salmon Research Department
Fisheries Resources Institute (FRI), Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)
2-4-1 Nakanoshima-nijo, Toyohira-ku
Sapporo, Hokkaido
Japan 062-0922
+81-11-822-2109
fujii_tetsuo46@fra.go.jp
Mr. Hideki Uezono (GC)
International Science Cooperation Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan 100-8919
81+3+55018229
81+3+55018228
hideki.uezono@mofa.go.jp
Prof. Fangli Qiao (FUTURE-SSC, GC, POC)
First Institute of Oceanography, MNR
6 Xianxialing Road, LaoShan District
Qingdao, Shandong
People's Republic of China 266061
(86-532) 8896-0055
(86-532) 88965544
qiaofl@fio.org.cn
Mr. Antao Wang (F&A, GC)
Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Natural Resources China
No.64 Fuchengmenwai Avenue
Beijing, People's Republic of China 100812
Phone 86-10-66557072
86-10-66557073
wangantao@msn.com
Dr. Se-Jong Ju (BIO, GC, WG-37)
Global Ocean Research Center
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
385 Haeyang-ro, Yeongdo-gu
Busan, Republic of Korea 49111
(82-51) 664-3456
sjju@kiost.ac.kr
Mr. Do-hyung Koo (GC)
Marine Development Division
Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF)
94 Dasom 2-ro
Sejong, Republic of Korea 30110
(82-44) 200 5240
marekoo@korea.kr
Dr. Chul Park (GC)
PICES Past-Chair
Department of Oceanography
Chungnam National University
99 Daehangro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, Republic of Korea 34134
(82-42) 821-6438
(82-42) 822-8173
chulpark@cnu.ac.kr
Dr. Aleksei Baitaliuk (GC)
Director
Pacific Scientific Research Fisheries Center (TINRO-Center)
4 Shevchenko Alley
Vladivostok, Russia 690091
(7-423) 2400-921
(7-423) 2300-752
aleksei.baitaliuk@tinro-center.ru
Dr. Oleg A. Bulatov (GC)
Fishery Biology
Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO)
17 V. Krasnoselskaya St.
Moscow, Russia 107140
(7-499) 264-6192
(7-499) 264-9187
obulatov@vniro.ru
Dr. Jack A. Barth (AP-NPCOOS, GC, MONITOR, SG-SciCom)
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS)
Oregon State University
104 CEOAS Admin. Bldg.
Corvallis, OR
U.S.A. 97331-5503
(1-541) 737-1607
(1-541) 737-2064
jack.barth@oregonstate.edu
Prof. Enrique N. Curchitser (GC)
PICES Chair
Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University
14 College Farm Rd.
New Brunswick, NJ
U.S.A. 08901
(1-848) 932-7889
enrique@marine.rutgers.edu
Dr. Michael P Seki (F&A, GC)
F&A Chair
US Dept of Commerce
NOAA Fisheries, PIFSC
1845 Wasp Blvd. Bldg 176
Honolulu, Hawaii
U.S.A. 96818
8087255393
michael.seki@noaa.gov
GC Disbanded Study Groups
SG-RSP: Study Group on Revising the Strategic Plan
(Jan. 2015 - Oct. 2016)

SG-USP: Study Group on Updating the PICES Strategic Plan
(Oct. 2009 - Oct. 2011)

SG-COM: Study Group on Communication
(Oct. 2007 - Oct. 2009)

SG-FISP: Study Group on Future Integrative Scientific Program(s)
(May 2005 - Oct. 2009)

SG-RAM: Study Group on Restructuring of the PICES Annual Meeting
(Oct.2008 - March 2009)

SG-SC: Study Group on Scientific Cooperation between PICES and non-member countries
(Oct. 2006 - Oct. 2007)

SG-RPFR: Study Group on PICES Rules of Procedure and Financial Regulations
(Oct. 2004 - Oct. 2006)
Products
Annual Meetings

Reports

2021 (a), 2020 (a, b, c, d), 2019 (a, b, c), 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

Presentations by Organizations / Programs to Council at Annual Meetings

2006, 2005