Noel hails from Washington West. Duluth, Minnesota has been her home for 5 years. Her science and environmental education background was gained by her experiences and education in Hawaii and Washington. Previous job titles are deckhand, community aquarium director, environmental specialist, marine research specialist, swim instructor, lifeguard, customer service specialist, marine science instructor, oyster processor, whale watching naturalist, mate, youth enrichment specialist and math interventionist. Noel’s loves to SCUBA dive and to share her love of marine life with others. She recently (Summer 2019) became apart of the Lake Superior National Estuary Research Reserve to take on responsibilities that support the Reserve’s operations on R2512. You can also find Noel in the Fall at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in the merchandise trailer parked on Skyline drive.