Galen Tigan is a Staff Research Associate and the Safety Coordinator for the Fish Conservation and Culture Laboratory (FCCL) in Byron, CA. The FCCL is a satellite research lab that is working to save the endangered Delta Smelt. Galen’s efforts to prepare the facility and staff for the Annual Comprehensive Lab Safety Review and the IACUC inspections have yielded outstanding results. He is a member of the BAE Safety Committee, and attends the monthly meetings via teleconference. His hard work has created a system for assuring employees’ compliance with safe work practices across the chemical, biological, industrial and field arenas. Congratulations Galen!