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AMBER MCELDOWNEY, MESM

Blue Whales Blue Skies Program Associate

Amber has been with the California Marine Sanctuary Foundation since 2022.  In her role, she works with the Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program to engage companies that ship their goods into or out of California's ports.  Prior to joining CMSF, Amber worked with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary to organize marine debris cleanups at the Channel Islands.  Amber also has experience in environmental planning, coordinating greenhouse gas verification projects, and digital marketing in both the nonprofit and corporate sectors.  Amber holds a Masters of Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  In her free time you can find her backpacking, paddling, or surfing.