Verena Gill, M.S.
Verena is the Cook Inlet beluga whale and North Pacific right whale recovery coordinator for NOAA Fisheries. She graduated with a Masters of Science focusing on marine biology from the University of Alaska in 1999. Before joining NOAA Fisheries in 2016, she worked at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marine Mammals Management, and the U. S. Geological Survey - Alaska Science Center. Her hobbies are trail running, skate skiing, exploring ridgelines, and fat tire biking. To find out more about her work go to the ResearchGate website.