Kelly Denit is the Director of NOAA Fisheries' Office of Sustainable Fisheries. Ms. Denit joined the Office of Sustainable Fisheries in 2011. Most recently, she served as the Chief of the Domestic Fisheries Division providing national policy direction and performance oversight to ensure the continued sustainable management of our nation’s fisheries. Ms. Denit earned a B.S. in Ecology from Yale University and an M.S. in Biological Oceanography from the University of Miami. She also completed NOAA’s Leadership Competencies Development Program in 2014.