Mark Fritsch joined the Council staff in May 1998 as a fish production coordinator. Responsible for tracking policy and technical aspects of program artificial and natural production measures. Coordinates project processes with Council staff and members; federal, state and tribal agencies: and others to ensure the projects meet the intent of the program. Prior to joining the Council, Mark was senior fisheries biologist for the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon for 12 years. He has also worked for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, National Marine Fisheries Service, Oregon State University and the U.S. Forest Service. His degree is in Fisheries Science from Oregon State University.