E. U. Curtis Bohlen

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Buff Bohlen "was instrumental in helping to negotiate the historic long-term agreement to suspend Greenland's commercial Atlantic salmon fishery in 2002. His leadership aided in ensuring successful collaborations between ASF, the North Atlantic Salmon Fund, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

"Mr. Bohlen served on the ASF (U.S.) National Council for several years and became an ASF Director in 1997. As Co-Chair of ASF's International and Government Affairs Committee, he introduced many strategic programs to save endangered wild Atlantic salmon.

"Mr. Bohlen has had a long and distinguished commitment to the wild Atlantic salmon and to the environment. Before retiring, he was the Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environment and Scientific Affairs at the State Department. He served earlier as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks at the Department of the Interior, where he supervised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service; and as Senior Vice President at World Wildlife Fund. He is a former chair of the Ocean Conservancy and the National Wildlife Refuge Association, and a Director of Trustees for Alaska. He was also an Embassy Officer in Egypt and Afghanistan. Mr. Bohlen's career, diplomatic skills, and conservation ethic have served ASF and the wild Atlantic salmon well." [1]

In 1990: "Since 1981 Mr. Bohlen has served as senior vice president of World Wildlife Fund in Washington, DC. He served as a consultant to World Wildlife Fund and vice president of Eastern Environmental Controls, Inc., in Chestertown, MD, 1979 - 1981, and as a consultant on the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries at the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, 1977 - 1978. In addition, he served in several positions at the Department of the Interior from 1969 to 1977 in Washington, DC, including Assistant to Secretary Cecil D. Andrus, Chairman of the Alaska Planning Group, Acting Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Assistant to Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton, Assistant to Secretary Walter J. Hickel, and Assistant to Under Secretary Russell E. Train. From 1955 to 1969, Mr. Bohlen served in several positions at the Department of State in Washington, DC, including political analyst for east African affairs; second secretary and political officer for the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt; desk officer for Afghanistan affairs; and economic officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

"Mr. Bohlen graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1951). He was born September 29, 1927, in Boston, MA. Mr. Bohlen served in the U.S. Army, 1952 - 1954. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC." [2]

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