National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are currently closed to the public, and in accordance with Executive Order 13991 - Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask Wearing, all individuals in NOAA-managed areas are required to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on mask-wearing and maintaining social distances. Sanctuary waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance, U.S. Coast Guard requirements, and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on

Rebecca Young

Shauna Bingham

Program Support Specialist

Rebecca Young joined the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in May 2000. As Program Support Specialist she provides core operations support in the areas of budget planning and tracking, financial coordination, procurement, administration, and office management. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Biology from the University of California Santa Barbara. In her free time Rebecca enjoys being in the water. If not in the office, you can find her either swimming, surfing, hot tubbing or playing waterpolo.

Contact Information

Phone: 805-893-6420

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