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1007 W. Third Avenue, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99501
Fax: 907-644-6780

Molly McCammon Executive Director Tel: 907-644-6703 Cell: 907-227-7634 McCammonatAOOSdotorg

Molly McCammon
Executive Director
Tel: 907-644-6751
Cell: 907-227-7634

Molly McCammon is the Executive Director of the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS), the Alaska regional component of the national Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) based in Anchorage. She is currently treasurer of the IOOS Association, a Consortium for Ocean Leadership trustee, and member of the national Ocean Research Advisory Panel. She is a past member of the National Research Council’s Polar Research Board, serving on its Committee on Designing an Arctic Observing Network. She also served on the initial Advisory Group for the National Academy of Science’s Gulf Research Program. In Alaska McCammon serves as the Municipality of Anchorage representative to the Cook Inlet Citizens Advisory Council and member of the Alaska Sea Grant Advisory Committee and Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Steering Committee. Prior to her position at AOOS, she served for 10 years as the Executive Director of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, managing the restoration program following the 1989 oil spill. McCammon moved to Alaska in 1973 after graduating from the University of California Berkeley, with her early years in Alaska spent as a journalist, homesteader in the Brooks Range, and natural resource policy specialist for state government. more info

Carol Janzen
Director of Operations & Development
Tel: 907-644-6752

Dr. Carol Janzen has her B.S. and M.S. in Oceanography and a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography. She has over three decades of experience conducting and managing interdisciplinary observational research in estuarine, coastal-shelf and offshore environments. Carol has worked in all sectors of the marine science community including private environmental consulting, state government, academia and instrumentation industries. These experiences provide her with a broad perspective in marine monitoring initiatives, research methodologies, and sensor technologies. Carol started at the Alaska Ocean Observing System in June 2015 as Director of Operations. more info




Holly Kent Program Coordinator/ Website Manager Tel: 907-644-6715 KentatAOOSdotorg

Holly Kent
Director of Administration & Outreach
Tel: 907-644-6753


Holly Kent joined AOOS in 2015 as the Program Coordinator and Website Manager. Having always lived on a coast, first the west coast of California, then the east coast of New Hampshire and finally the shores of Cook Inlet in Anchorage for the last 31 years she has always been fascinated with all things marine. Holly received a bachelor of science degree from the University of New Hampshire. Holly has had a varied work experience including customer service, small business management, environmental consulting and non-profit administration and management. more




Darcy Dugan Program Manager/ Special Projects Tel: 907-644-6718 DuganatAOOSdotorg

Darcy Dugan
Alaska Ocean Acidification Network Director
Tel: 907-644-6754

Darcy Dugan led the development and launch of the Alaska OA Network in 2016, and is now the network’s director.  She has worked for AOOS since 2009, first focusing on partnerships and outreach to ensure ocean data and information is available for safe marine operations, environmental stewardship, and decision making.  Darcy received a bachelors degree from Stanford University in the Earth Systems program, and a Masters of Environmental Science at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where her research focused on coastal vulnerability in western Alaska. She has also served as staff in the Alaska Legislature and as a research associate for the Institute of Social & Economic Research at UAA.


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Rob Bochenek, Data Team Lead

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