Pacific Policy and Communications Manager
Ashley focuses on the intersection of policy and public engagement to protect and restore biodiversity within the California Current Ecosystem off the U.S. West Coast.
In this role, she campaigns to protect habitat, address overfishing, reduce fishery bycatch, protect threatened and endangered species, and curb plastic pollution.
Prior to joining Oceana in 2010, her experience includes positions as an environmental planner, teacher, and Sea Grant Fellow with the California Natural Resources Agency.
She holds a B.S in Aquatic Biology and a minor in Professional Writing from the University of California Santa Barbara and a M.A. in International Environmental Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.