Tori Spence-McConnell coordinates aquaculture management for the NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office. Prior to joining NOAA Fisheries, Tori worked as a senior aquaculture scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program and previously as a lead auditor and program manager for seafood eco-certifications throughout the Americas, Southeast Asia, and Europe. She holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Kentucky and an M.S. in Aquaculture from the University of Rhode Island.