Lieutenant Commander Scott McGrew has served more than twenty years as a boat operations and search and rescue professional in the U.S. Coast Guard. He is currently the Deputy Chief of Enforcement for the 13th District in Seattle, WA. In this position, he serves as the Coast Guard’s representative to the Pacific Fishery Management Council. Most recently he served as the Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, WA. There he led Coast operations on the notorious Columbia River Bar, serving as one of about 100 Surfman across the Coast Guard qualified to operate boats in breaking surf conditions. LCDR McGrew is a 2017 graduate of the University of Washington’s School of Marine and Environmental Affairs where he earned a Master of Marine Affairs focusing on fisheries management.