Commissioned Officer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
California, USA, American
Kristin majored in engineering with an eye on applying technical knowledge to environmental problems. She joined the NOAA Corps in 2012, first serving as a Junior Officer aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather, a hydrographic survey vessel. She then managed a dive centre for NOAA in Hawaii, and now serves as Vessel Operations Coordinator at the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. She is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, DAN Instructor, NOAA Rescue Swimmer, and NOAA Divemaster & Field Trainer. A former competitive swimmer and water polo player, she loves to be in or on the water as much as possible.
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