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Meet the Team

Federal Employees:

Portrait Chris Mobley , Sanctuary Superintendent.

Portrait Shauna Bingham, Outreach Coordinator.

Portrait Julie Bursek, Team Lead for Education and Outreach.

Portrait Chris Caldow, Research Coordinator.

Nicolas DeProspero LTJG Nicolas DeProspero, Vessel Operations Coordinator / NOAA Corps Officer

Portrait Elizabeth (Lizzie) Duncan, Research Ecologist

Portrait Laura Francis, Education Coordinator.

Portrait Ryan Freedman, Ph.D., Research Operations Ecologist

Portrait Sean Hastings, Resource Protection Coordinator.

Portrait Todd Jacobs, Deputy Superintendent for Operations & Administration.

Portrait Michael Murray, Deputy Superintendent for Programs.

Portrait Lindsey Peavey Reeves, Ph. D, Research Specialist

Portrait Robert Schwemmer, Maritime Heritage Coordinator.

Portrait Rebecca Young, Program Support Specialist

Contractors, Affiliates, Fellows & Interns:

Portrait Jessie Altstatt, LiMPETS Progam Coordinator

Portrait Jackie Buhl, Technical Science Writer & Researcher / Deckhand, Cardinal Point Captains

Portrait Jennifer Brown, Ph.D., Project Scientist, ECOS Consulting

Portrait Mari Cajandig, CINMS GIS Specialist, University of California Santa Barbara

Portrait Rocio Lozano - Knowlton, President, Multicultral Education for Resource Issues Threatening Oceans (MERITO™) Foundation

Portrait Zac Montgomery, Vessel Crew, Cardinal Point Captains

Portrait Jess Morten, Resource Protection Specialist, California Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Greater Farallones Association, University of California Santa Barbara, and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Portrait Terrence Shinn, Vessel Captain, R/V Shearwater, Cardinal Point Captains

Pike Spector Pike Spector, 2019 California Sea Grant Fellow

Portrait Marshall Stein, Vessel Operator

Staff from the Headquarters Office of National Marine Sanctuaries stationed at the CINMS Office:

Amy Cale-Huebner, Kiosk and Exhibit Design, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Portrait Claire Fackler, National Education Liaison, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

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