The California Sea Grant State Fellowship Program is one of our flagship activities for workforce development. We place some of the best graduates coming out of California universities with state and federal agencies working in California working on real problems of policy and management in the
state of California. My name is Annalisa Batanides and I work on aquaculture. My name is Maya Hayden and I work on sea-level rise resilience. My name is Nick Sadrpour and I work on climate change adaptation. My name is Alisan Amrhein and I work on abalone management. My name is Lauren Garske and I work on sea-level rise. My name is Morgan Ivens-Duran and I work on marine protected area policy and management. My name is Jahnava Duryea and I work on independent peer-reviewed programs of the Bay-Delta. My name is Sean Windell. I work on salmon monitoring. My name is Jocelyn Christie and I work on wetlands recovery. I’m Morgan Visalli and I work on marine sanctuary management. Hi I’m Kim Tenggardjaja and I work on marine water quality. My name is Jonathan MacKay. I’m working on aquaculture. My name is Heather Perry and I work on regional sediment management. My name is Elena Perez. I am working on environmental justice issues. My name is Nicole Russell and I work on sea-level rise and public trust issues. My name is Daniel Livsey and I work on sea-level and climate change adaptation. I’m Brenna Mahoney Rudd and I work on climate change. I applied for this fellowship because I wanted to better understand marine policy and natural resource management. I wanted to have direct experience in the integration of science into the policy-making process. Science does not operate in a vacuum and science policy and communication is the conduit to get science out and into the real world. I’m a California Sea Grant State Fellow. I’m a California Sea Grant State Fellow. I’m a California Sea Grant State Fellow.