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Young Professionals

Young Professionals of AIFRB are a group of enrolled or recently graduated, career-focused individuals who represent the future of fishery science by the standards of excellence defined by our founding fellows.

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Erica Mason

Southern California District

PhD Student

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD

Abigail Lynch

Capital District

PhD, Research Biologist 

USGS National CASC

Brendan Runde

North Carolina District

PhD Candidate

North Carolina University

Elise Koob

New England District

Research Technician

MA Division of Marine Fisheries

William Goldsmith

Capital District

PhD, Senior Associate

Lenfest Ocean Program

Robert Boenish

New England District

PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow

Environmental Defense Fund

Laura Oremland

Capital District

Education Program Manager

NOAA Fisheries

Evelyn Bond

Southern California District

MS Student

California State University, Fullerton

Kady Lyons

Georgia District

PhD, Research Scientist

Georgia Aquarium

Beth Bowers

Florida District

PhD Candidate

Florida Atlantic University

Lynn Waterhouse

Central States Region

PhD, Research Biologist

Shedd Aquarium

Leah Baumwell

Florida District


Gray FishTag Research

Connor Capizzano

New England District

PhD Candidate

UMass Boston

Douglas Zemeckis

Keystone District

PhD, Assistant Professor

Rutgers University

Please contact Young Professional Representative Connor Capizzano with any profile updates

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