Eliza joined the Federation as the Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Campaign Coordinator in 2022. Her work is focused on advancing SAV and water quality recommendations from the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan. Before joining the Federation, Eliza conducted research on marine microplastics in Florida and parasite expansion in Cape Cod. She holds a Masters of Environmental Management with a concentration in Coastal Environmental Management from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from Bentley University. In her spare time, you can find Eliza paddling on or swimming in the water.