Tribal Elder, Robert Elofson, is a member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe located in Port Angeles, Washington. Born in 1952, he has lived most of his life there, and today lives with extended family on their property along the Elwha River. Robert trained as a fisheries biologist and holds degrees in both physics and biology. During his career, he dedicated fifteen years of his life as the Elwha River Restoration Director. Robert currently is the Harvest Manager in the Natural Resources Department for the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe. He has always enjoyed commercial fishing over the years and today continues to fish.