Education & Outreach Director

Before joining the Federation in 2008, Sara worked as a special activities instructor at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, where she fell in love with North Carolina’s estuaries. She holds a Bachelor of Science in biology along with a minor in dance from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. Sara leads outreach and education programs from the Wanchese office and has organized a network of local environmental educators. She’s a certified Environmental Educator in North Carolina and is a trained Facilitator in multiple workshops within the state program. She is the lead staff for several of the Federation’s marine debris projects, including the Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Program. When she’s not working to protect the coast, Sara stays active in the community teaching dance and physical fitness.