Board Members


Mike Carter

Mike Carter – President: Known as fish-gitter on IFISH, Mike has served as president since 2014.


Walt Metcalfe

Walt Metcalfe – Vice President:Walt has served on the board since 2011 and is a retired research biologist from Pleasant Hill. He says, “I’m happy to help this fine group of people improve fishing opportunities through education.”


Marie Keene

Marie Keene – Executive Manager: Marie has been a member of the board since 2011. She is the accountant for OCEAN and the Saltwater Show and handles marketing and trade show coordination as part of her duties.


Russ Lawrence

Russ Lawrence – Board Member: Russ is a semi-retired Civil engineer/fluvial geomorphologist. His work focused on stream and river aquatic habitat restoration for 20+ years. He enjoys salt and fresh water fishing.


Larry Warren

Larry Warren – Board Member:Larry joined the OCEAN board in 2017 and currently organizes seminars at the Saltwater Show. He believes that the future of sport fisheries depends on conservation efforts and responsible harvesting.