Stori is the Communications and Education Coordinator for Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s Auke Bay Laboratories. She collaborates with NOAA scientists, local school districts and educators, and non-profit organizations to co-develop culturally responsive and place-based education opportunites and curricula for students across Alaska.
Stori is an experienced field biologist and K-12 educator with a passion for sustainable resource management and a commitment to working collaboratively with team members and diverse constituencies to find stakeholder-driven and culturally-based solutions to multifaceted issues. She uses narratives and storytelling to explain complex scientific concepts with the goal of creating an equitable and successful learning environment for everyone.
Stori received a MSc in Marine Science from Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, and a BS in Biology from Santa Clara University. She loves spending time outdoors hiking, camping, kayaking, and paddle boarding with her husband and their pups.