Open to the Public

About the Speaker: Valerie Termini was appointed as the Executive Director of the California Fish and Game Commission in May, 2016. Prior to this position, she served as staff to the Ocean Protection Council as the fisheries policy advisor for roughly 10 years. In 2015, Termini served on detail to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington D.C. serving as a climate advisor to NOAA Fisheries. Ms. Termini holds a Master of International Environmental Policy degree from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. While a graduate student, she interned at the NOAA National Marine Protected Area Institute in Monterey and as a community fishery policy advisor for the Conservation Society of Pohnpei, in Micronesia. Upon receiving her master’s degree, Ms. Termini accepted a California Sea Grant fellowship at the ocean resources management program in Sacramento. Prior to graduate school, Termini served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo, West Africa. In her spare time, Ms. Termini thinks a lot about going to yoga one day, contemplates creating healthy yet delicious meals for her family and then orders pizza, and locates/divines missing objects. She lives with her adorable husband and clever daughter, in Davis, California.

Locatioin: McGowan, MG102

Sponsored by:
Graduate School of International Policy and Management

Contact Organizer

Rachel Christopherson