Gillian Spolarich - Oceana USA

Gillian Spolarich

Deputy Director, Communications

Oceana Staff

Gillian grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland, but found a love for the oceans by spending time on Florida’s gulf coast, snorkeling and collecting seashells every summer. She developed a passion for environmental protection and wildlife conservation while studying at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. After earning her bachelor’s degree in Communication, Gillian moved back to Washington, D.C. to work in Congress as a Communications Fellow for the Congressional Progressive Caucus and later as a Press Secretary for Congresswoman Lois Frankel.