Current Roles: OTIS Founder & Organizer, Alaska Ocean Cluster Initiative Program Director
Experience: Broad range of business and non-profit experience in Alaska's fisheries including management, operations, and finance, Alaskan from Juneau, earned MBA from UAF, spoke at Oceans 2017 Conference and 1 Million Cups
Hidden Talent: Deadpan humor
Current Role: OTIS Organizer, Director of Entrepreneurship at Alaska Ocean Cluster Initiative
Experience: Former OTIS participant, transitioned from GCI to the world of blue entrepreneurship. Focusing on Blue Pipeline and other AOC programs.
Hidden Talent: Moving boxes
Current Role: OTIS Lead Facilitator, Manager of Strategic Engagement at the Center for Economic Development
Experience: Experienced in stakeholder engagement, consensus building, action-oriented strategy, public speaking, grant management, outcome-based metrics, and policy analysis. Currently leads facilitation, strategic planning, and client services for CED. Alaskan from Fairbanks, avid fisherwoman, UAF graduate, Master of Public Policy from Mills College.
Hidden Talent: Epic napper
Current Role: OTIS Lead Organizer, Lead Designer-in-Residence, Communications and Marketing Manager at Alaska Ocean Cluster Initiative, Alaska Fellow - Anchorage
Experience: A recent Yale College cum laude graduate, contributes a broad range of experience in event coordination, Yale Center for Teaching and Learning digital coordination, programming at Discovery Channel Education and non-profit management and engagement at environmental education non-profits. Graphic design, audiovisual, and computer programming backgrounds. Only student presenter at AEE OOPS Conference 2017.
Hidden Talent: Whisperlite repair