Jonathan Cummings

US Fish & Wildlife Services

Jonathan has diverse experiences working with a variety of state and federal agencies on wildlife and fisheries management decisions that integrate decision support and ecological modeling. Recent examples include facilitating a management strategy evaluation addressing management of the summer flounder recreational fishery which included compiling survey input from over 800 respondents and facilitating stakeholders through the process for the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council and assisting with the use of scientific assessments and policy guidance to inform endangered species act classifications. Jonathan has worked closely with the US Fish and Wildlife Service developing predictive models for the Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout, Lesser Prairie-Chicken, New England Cottontail and Canada Lynx. He enjoys discussing his experiences with expert elicitation, conceptual and qualitative modeling, as well as facilitating and coaching teams through decision processes.