David J. Goldenberg


Executive Director david@calurchin.org

916-933-7054 office
916-933-7055 FAX
P.O. Box 2077
Folsom, CA 95763-2077


MISSON STATEMENT:
"To ensure a reliable, sustainable supply of quality sea urchin products to consumers and enhance the performance of California's sea urchin industry."


 

ABOUT US

The California Sea Urchin Commission was created in 2004 following an overwhelming vote of all participants in the fishery, both divers and handlers. Because sea urchin processors voted to leave the Commission in 2009, it now represents the interests of California's nearly 300 licensed divers.

CALIFORNIA SEA URCHIN COMMISION LAW

The Commission operates under state law to ensure a sustainable sea urchin resource and a reliable supply of quality seafood product for domestic consumption and export. The Commission seeks to support strong local coastal communities, fair levels of income for fishermen engaged in sea urchin commercial fishing, and historically significant cultural and community resources within California's coastal areas.

The Sea Urchin Commission is directed by a Commission which includes five elected commissioners and one appointed public member. The Commission also includes several non-voting members representing government entities which are significant to the sea urchin fishery and one processor representative.

Commission activities are funded by an assessment on sea urchin harvested and processed in California and which is paid by divers and remitted by processors. The Commission may undertake various industry initiatives, including a diver-based urchin assessment program; independent scientific research; developing and advocating for management alternatives; public information and educational programs; develop new or expand existing markets; establishment of quality improvement standards; projects to promote California uni; and advocate for the urchin fishery.


COMMISSIONERS

ALTERNATE COMMISSIONERS

District 1

Cliff Hawk
8123 Palm Street
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
chawk9@cox.net
619-985-0007

District 1

Matt Pressly
2211 Pacific Beach Dr.
San Diego, CA 92109
mattpressly@gmail.com
619-733-6315

District 2

Nick Herzik
816 S. Juanita
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
nickherzik@gmail.com
310-941-3438

District 2

Gary Thompson
22959 Wing Elm Circle
Wildomar, CA 92595
garythompson1211@@aol.com
909-234-7701

District 3

Nathan Rosser, Treasurer
8776 Nye Road
Ventura, CA 93001
paradisecoveseafood@gmail.com
310-227-3644

District 3

Jason Gelsinger
3401 Regatta Place
Oxnard, CA 93035
uniman69@aol.com
805-985-2168

District 4

Charles Kavanagh, Chairman
788 Wood Road
Camarillo, CA 93010
805-728-7500
chuck.kavanagh@gmail.com

District 4

John Hoadley
1912 Castillo Street, Unit A
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
jdhodel@gmail.com
805-402-8372

District 5

Tom Trumper, Vice Chairman
32310 North Harbor Dr
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
707-962-0877
trtrumper@gmail.com

District 5

Bernie Sauls
P.O. Box 53
Brooks, CA 95606
popeyeandolive10@yahoo.com
530-908-7587




NON-VOTING COMMISSIONERS

David Rudie
Catalina Offshore Products
5202 Lovelock St.
San Diego, CA 92110
619-297-9797
rudie.dave@gmail.com

Derek Stein
Environmental Scientist
CA DFG, Marine Region
3196 South Higuera Street, Suite A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805-594-6177 (Office)
707-472-7080 (Cell)
derek.stein@wildlife.ca.gov

Dr. Carrie Culver, PhD
Sea Grant Extension Program
669 County Square Plaza, #100
Ventura, California 93002-5401
805- 645-1469
805- 645-1474 (fax)
csculver@ucdavis.edu

 

2017 CSUC