Heather Brandon

Alaska Sea Grant Director, Juneau

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Heather left the University of Alaska in 2019.

Heather Brandon


Heather was the director of Alaska Sea Grant in 2018–2019. She also directed the Marine Advisory Program, the extension arm of Alaska Sea Grant.


  • Master of Marine Affairs, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Oregon


Environmental policy, resource conservation, cross-cultural education/research, grant writing, economic development, federal and state liaising, strategic partnerships, outreach, program/project management, and organizational leadership.

Selected publications

A Grizzly and Cub Come Close in Katmai (2015)

Illegal Russian Crab: An Investigation of Trade Flow (2014)

Protecting Albatross from Fishing Lines (2014)

Conserving Kamchatka Salmon (2012)

NOAA Fisheries’ Regional Ecosystem Delineation Report (2004)