Cirse brings experience in communications and outreach, natural resource management, responsible recreation and marine ecology from her work and research with a variety of agencies and organizations, including the U.S. Federal Recreation Council, where she served as Executive Director, and NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Cirse is devoted to fostering science-based and community-supported resource management and socio-ecological system resilience, and is animate about empowering and cultivating resource stewards through access, education and engagement in participatory processes. While navigating her career, Cirse has lived and worked in geographies from Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, to Fiji's outer islands. Cirse has a B.S. in Biology from Duke University and a Master of Marine Affairs from the University of Washington.
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