Sanctuary Advisory Council Coordinator
Tishma is the Sanctuary Advisory Council Coordinator for Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries. She holds a BS in Marine Science from California State University, Monterey Bay and an MS in Interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Sciences from San Francisco State University. Her thesis research consists of a range-wide assessment on finless porpoises (Neophocaena), focusing on threats affecting their populations and conservation efforts throughout their distribution. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, traveling, and reading.