Seafood Workforce Development Coordinator, Kodiak
Coordinates, improves and develops Alaska Sea Grant’s seafood processor workforce development programs. Develops and fosters partnerships to create, deliver, and assess educational materials and programs.
M.S. Renewable Natural Resources, 2020, Louisiana State University
B.S. Marine Biology, 2015, University of Southern Mississippi
- Interagency and stakeholder coordination and collaboration
- Fisheries and estuarine ecology
- Natural resource and maritime policy
- Science communication
- Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellow (2021) with the U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) in Washington, D.C.
- Fisheries and maritime experience, including work as a coastal fisheries technician, salmon hatchery technician, Dungeness crab deckhand, and landing craft deckhand.
- Academic and research experience includes coastal ecology, blue crab population dynamics, fisheries and marine natural resources, ocean policy, stable isotope analysis, data management, writing and science communication.
Sustainable coastal economic development, stewardship and utilization of our coastal and marine natural resources, community service, ocean policy, marine biology, recreational fishing, hiking, backpacking, hunting, soccer, boating, and gardening.
- Megan K. La Peyre, Shay Sable, Caleb Taylor, Katherine Watkins, Erin Kiskaddon, Melissa Baustian. 2021. Effects of sample gear on estuarine nekton assemblage assessments and food web model simulations. Ecological Indicators. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.108404
- Caleb Taylor, John Andrew Nyman, Megan K. La Peyre. 2022. Nekton community dynamics within active and inactive deltas in a major river estuary: potential implications for altered hydrology regimes. Aquatic Biology. https://www.int-res.com/articles/ab2022/31/b031p001.pdf