Coastal Training Program Coordinator
As the Coastal Training Program (CTP) Coordinator, Karina helps to advance the Reserve’s outreach goals by developing training events and technical assistance that help decision makers take informed and inspired actions to protect the local coastal system. Karina is originally from Fairbanks, Alaska and lived in the western United States for several years before landing in the Midwest. She received a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and sociology from Whitman College in 2009, and in 2016 completed her master’s degree in urban and regional planning at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School. She has a professional background in land use planning and program coordination. Karina is an avid hiker, gardener, cross-country skier and (during cold winter months) sewing project enthusiast.