The Salish Sea Ambient Monitoring Exchange (SSAMEx) will represent a partnership among many groups, but will be hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium, as part of the Ocean Pollution Research Program (Dr. Peter Ross, Director).  Dr. Brenda Burd will serve as project manager of the SSAMEx, building on her experience developing and coordinating the now completed Strait of Georgia AMP.  Dr. Burd is CEO of Ecostat Research Ltd,  Sidney BC., and a Research Associate at the Vancouver Aquarium and Institute of Ocean Sciences (DFO).