Amara Goes to Washington
Congratulations to Amara Huddleston on being one of only 42 individuals nationwide selected as a 2019 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow, through NOAA Sea Grant (see announcement here). This fellowship will allow Amara to work directly in the federal government in Washington, D.C. during 2019. Past AEL members to receive this honor include: Felix Martinez (2003; Program Manager at NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory), LeAnn Southward Hogan (2004; Senior Policy Advisor, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, NOAA), Gene Kim (2005; National Program Leader, Aquaculture, USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture).
We wish Amara the best and look forward to seeing where her path takes her!