Ward Slacum

Maryland - Appointed At-Large Member (1st Term, Exp. 2019)

H. Ward Slacum, Jr. is the Director of Program Operations for the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP). Mr. Slacum is responsible for activities within the organization’s core programs in oyster restoration, shell reclamation, oyster aquaculture and fisheries. With a broad background in marine and estuarine science, Mr. Slacum has been supporting Bay and fisheries restoration for the past 20 years through research and cooperative programs with fisherman. He holds a Master of Fisheries Science from the University of Maryland College Park, as well as a Bachelor in Marine Science from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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