Lead field biologist for Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Otter Research and Conservation Program. Responsible for ongoing data collection and maintenance of field equipment for twenty-year program. Presented at scientific conferences and produced scientific papers. Maintained and expanded upon key professional and organizational relationships. Managed schedules, productivity, and work quality of over 20 field volunteers. Obtained funding for and managed research budget for several field studies.
Developed a new and innovative research program, the International Program for Marine Mammal Health, overseeing a research budget and working collaboratively with university researchers. Advocated for marine mammal protections which required extensive knowledge of national and international conservation practices, laws, and current research.
A list of relevant public health publications and presentations can be provided upon request
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