The members of the Makah Tribe and Coast Guard included, from left, back row, Haley Kennard, environmental policy analyst; Chad Bowechop, Makah Office of Marine Affairs manager; John Ides Sr., Makah Tribe chairman; Vogt; Master Chief Jason Wong; Andy Connor, Coast Guard tribal affairs chief; and Chief Warrant Officer Timothy Crochet, commanding officer of Station Neah Bay; and front row, Robert McFarland, Coast Guard incident management advisor; Carol Reamer, Office of Marine Affairs coordinator; Michael Lawrence, former Makah Tribe chairman and current Makah dock manager; and Chief Troy Fuller, executive officer of Station Neah Bay. (Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier)

The members of the Makah Tribe and Coast Guard included, from left, back row, Haley Kennard, environmental policy analyst; Chad Bowechop, Makah Office of Marine Affairs manager; John Ides Sr., Makah Tribe chairman; Vogt; Master Chief Jason Wong; Andy Connor, Coast Guard tribal affairs chief; and Chief Warrant Officer Timothy Crochet, commanding officer of Station Neah Bay; and front row, Robert McFarland, Coast Guard incident management advisor; Carol Reamer, Office of Marine Affairs coordinator; Michael Lawrence, former Makah Tribe chairman and current Makah dock manager; and Chief Troy Fuller, executive officer of Station Neah Bay. (Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier)

Coast Guard meets with Makah, Quileute council members

Rear Adm. Jack Vogt, commander of the Coast Guard’s 13th District, and Capt. Megan Dean, chief of staff, met with council members from the Makah and Quileute tribes last month to hear their concerns, which focused mostly on commercial fishing and the environment.

The members of the Quileute Tribe and Coast Guard included, from left, back row, Frank Geyer, Quileute Nation natural resource director; Larry Burtness, interim general manager; Vogt; Doug Woodruff Jr., Quileute Tribal Council chairman; Zack Jones, Quileute Tribal Nation vice chair; Skyler Foster, Quileute Tribal Council member; Petty Officer Jeremie Kozakiewicz, engineering petty officer at Station Quillayute River; Senior Chief Michael Carola, officer in charge at Station Quillayute River; and Tony Foster, Quileute Tribal Council member and, front row, Dean; Wong and James Jackson Sr., treasurer. (Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier)

The members of the Quileute Tribe and Coast Guard included, from left, back row, Frank Geyer, Quileute Nation natural resource director; Larry Burtness, interim general manager; Vogt; Doug Woodruff Jr., Quileute Tribal Council chairman; Zack Jones, Quileute Tribal Nation vice chair; Skyler Foster, Quileute Tribal Council member; Petty Officer Jeremie Kozakiewicz, engineering petty officer at Station Quillayute River; Senior Chief Michael Carola, officer in charge at Station Quillayute River; and Tony Foster, Quileute Tribal Council member and, front row, Dean; Wong and James Jackson Sr., treasurer. (Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier)

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