Electronic Technologies Coordinator, National Observer Program
Brett Alger is the NOAA National Observer Program's Electronic Technologies Coordinator. Prior to his move to Silver Spring, Brett worked in the Sustainable Fisheries Division at the NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Fisheries Regional Office, leading efforts to advance EM/ER with the NEFSC, the Northeast Fishery-Dependent Data Visioning project, and the Electronic Technologies Working Group. He also helped coordinate and implement the Northeast Multispecies (groundfish) Fishery Management Plan and was co-lead on groundfish sector development. Brett earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Resources from Central Michigan University and a Master of Science degree in Fisheries Management and Science from Michigan State University.