Outreach, training, and implementation of Alaskan mariculture to further the industry in the state of Alaska.
B.S. in marine biology and biodiversity & conservation, 2007, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Selected experience and training
- Aquaculture Project Manager for New Hampshire Sea Grant
- National Certificate in Aquaculture Diving (level 4)
- Experienced with tethering, search and recovery, object recover, structure maintenance and tool work, deep diving (up to 40m), mooring and low visibility tasks.
- Department of Labor: Certificate of Competence (Aquaculture Diving)
- Open Water Diver
- Advanced Diver
- Rescue & Stress Diver
- First Aid & Dan O2 Provider
- HSNO Approved Handler (2.1.1A, 2.1.2A, 3.1A, 3.1B, 5.1.2A, 8.2A, 9.1A, 9.2A & 9.3A)
- Confined Spaces and Gas Testing
- Community Workplace Fire and Emergency Management (Level 2)
- New Zealand National Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 4)
- Accredited in aquaculture legislation, Maori legal and cultural aspects, Environmental Best Practice and Monitoring, Aquaculture Diving, Marine Mammal Handling and Health & Safety.
- Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
Selected awards, presentations, and publications
- Marine Farm Association Trainee of the year, 2010
- International Conference on Harmful Algae, 2014. A simple method for minimizing the harmful effect of phytoplankton blooms: the New Zealand King Salmon monitoring system on sea farms.
- New Zealand Marine Sciences conference, 2015. Biofouling in marine finfish aquaculture: a feasibility study into biological control
- Beyond Bioextraction: The Role of Oyster-Mediated Denitrification in Nutrient Management. Sci. Technol. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c01901