Hannah-Marie Garcia is from Charleston, South Carolina but has lived in five other states before finally finding her home here in Alaska. She came to Alaska in 2021 as an Alaska Sea Grant Fellow and is now the Indigenous Sentinels Network (ISN) Coordinator for the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island’s Tribal Government (ACSPI) where she helps with the Skipper Science Partnership as one of the twelve ISN programs. She holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies & Sustainability and Anthropology from the University of the South, Sewanee. Her Master’s in Marine Policy is from the University of Delaware and focused on improving the engagement of Native American Tribes in the development of offshore wind power in the Mid-Atlantic. Hannah-Marie has 7+ years of experience in scientific data collection, analysis, and science communication, and experience with fisheries and coastal resource management. In her free time, Hannah-Marie enjoys cross-country skiing and hiking.