WSN Presidential Symposium (Saturday November 13, 9:00-11:30 am)

Several paths to public service

Organizer: Dr. Steve Lonhart


Synopsis

Employment in a public agency can be a rewarding and fulfilling career option for biologists with advanced degrees.  Speakers will describe how they arrived where they are, present some of the ups and downs of a career working for the government, and highlight a few interesting career choices and research projects that influenced their path to public service.

Speakers 

Dr. Rebecca Martone, Province of British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Dr. Jameal Samhouri, NOAA’s Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service
Dr. Lilian Carswell, Southern Sea Otter Recovery & Marine Conservation Coordinator, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Dr. Noelle Bowlin, NOAA’s CalCOFI Program Leader, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service


We gratefully acknowledge that this symposium was supported in part by NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, National Ocean Service. The statements, findings, conclusions and recommendations are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, National Ocean Service.