2017 Fellows on a field trip during the month-long training program.—Kevin McCann, 2017 Fellow


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Marine Biologist at NOAA

Everett, WA 98208-9725
United States of America

Dan has worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as a biologist since 1999, where he has worked on diverse issues ranging from long-term watershed habitat conservation plans to fisheries management, and research of nearshore and estuary environments. He serves as board vice president of Fundacion ProPesca, which is an organization that promotes the development and implementation of sustainable of fisheries and aquaculture management in Central America and the Caribbean. He has a United States Coast Guard Inland Master 100 Gross Tons Merchant Marine License and has worked as a boat captain on sport fishing boats in Puget Sound and Alaska, and on passenger ferries and oil spill response vessels. He received an environmental planning B.S. from Seattle Pacific University in 1995 and a master's in marine affairs from the University of Washington in 2008, and was a Kinship Conservation Fellow in 2009. Dan co-founded the Kinship Watershed and Coastal Resiliency Affinity group in 2012.