Coral Reef Conservation Program

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Alison Moulding Decades of Change in the Florida Reef Tract: An Oral History Project

Alison works in the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office in the Coral Conservation Branch of the Protected Resources Division. Her area of expertise is coral ecology, particularly reproduction, recruitment, and restoration. She provides scientific support for management actions and coordinates recovery-related activities for the seven species of Caribbean coral listed under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Zachary Mason Saint Petersburg, FL NOAA Heritage Program, Coral Reef Conservation Program, Coral Reef Information System, University of Maryland's Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies
Sarah Fangman Decades of Change in the Florida Reef Tract: An Oral History Project

Sarah Fangman is superintendent of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, overseeing management and operations of a protected area covering 2,900 square nautical miles. She was appointed to the position in July 2017 after serving as superintendent of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Georgia. She has been with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries since 1998, after serving as a US Presidential Management Fellow with NOAA Fisheries in the Northwest and the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program in Washington, D.C.

Zachary Mason , Key West, FL NOAA Heritage Program, Coral Reef Conservation Program, Coral Reef Information System, University of Maryland's Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies
Will Benson Decades of Change in the Florida Reef Tract: An Oral History Project

"[Capt.]Will Benson grew up on the waters of the Florida Keys. With a push pole in one hand and a camera in the other, Will has guided his clients and his audience to amazing memories on the flats and on film. His lifelong passion for the ocean is the heart and soul of WorldANGLING. As a professional guide he knows what it takes to create unforgettable experiences on the water and brings an immense dedication to the guide profession.

Zachary Mason Key West, FL NOAA Heritage Program, Coral Reef Conservation Program, Coral Reef Information System, University of Maryland's Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies
Margaret Miller Decades of Change in the Florida Reef Tract: An Oral History Project

Margaret Miller is the Research Director for SECORE International, a conservation nonprofit dedicated to creating and sharing the tools and technologies to sustainably restore coral reefs worldwide.  She leads SECORE’s research strategy and fosters research collaborations with scientific partners. Margaret serves on the US-Acropora Recovery Implementation Team (ARIT) and as a Councilor-At-Large for the International Coral Reef Society.

Zachary Mason Key Biscayne, FL NOAA Heritage Program, Coral Reef Conservation Program, Coral Reef Information System, University of Maryland's Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies
Ku'ulei Rodgers Structure from Motion: Oral History of Reef Mapping in Hawaii

Ku‘ulei has been working at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology’s Coral Reef Ecology Lab since 1992 under the direction of Drs. Paul Jokiel and Fenny Cox, as an HIMB faculty member since 2005 and as the Principal Investigator of the Coral Reef Ecology Lab since 2016. Over 100 articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals, published reports, and conference proceedings. She was in the top five most read PeerJ journal articles in 2017.

Zachary Mason Kaneohe, HI NOAA Heritage Program, Coral Reef Conservation Program