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Fisheries Education Council

The Fisheries Education council works to increase environmental literacy to support 1) productivity and sustainability of fisheries and fishing communities and 2) recovery and conservation of protected marine species through educational opportunities.

Contact Directory List

National

Laura Oremland

Education Program Manager
Office of Science and Technology
Office: (301) 427-8162
Alaska

Lisa Hiruki-Raring

Education and Outreach Coordinator (she/her)
Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Office: (206) 526-4410
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Bart Merrick

Education Coordinator, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
Office of Habitat Conservation
Office: (240) 627-6424
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Kate Swails

Communications and Education Specialist for the New England/Mid-Atlantic region
Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
Office: (978) 282-8481
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Grace Simpkins

Woods Hole Sea Grant Education Coordinator for MA
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (508) 289-3639
Pacific Islands

Ali Bayless

Cetacean Biologist and Outreach and Education Coordinator (CIMAR)
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
Office: (808) 725-5728
Pacific Islands

Celeste Hanley

Education and Outreach Specialist serving Hawai'i, American Samoa, CNMI, Guam
Pacific Islands Regional Office
Office: (808) 725-5009
Southeast

Amy Clark

Gulf of Mexico B-WET Program Coordinator and Southeast Education/Outreach Coordinator
Southeast Regional Office
Cell: (727) 466-8586
Southeast

Jennifer Leo, Ph.D.

Research Fishery Biologist
Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (409) 766-3524
Southeast

LaGena Fantroy

Librarian
Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Office: (228) 549-1617
West Coast

Casey Ralston

Education Coordinator for WA, OR
Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Office: (206) 302-2461
West Coast

Sarah Mesnick, Ph.D.

Science Liaison
Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Office: (858) 546-7148
West Coast

Alicia Keefe

Education and Outreach Coordinator for CA, ID, OR, WA
West Coast Regional Office
Office: (206) 526-4447