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Meeting Address:
4100 Fairfax Dr., Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22203

Mailing Address:
8221 Old Courthouse Rd., Suite 203
Vienna, VA 22182

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NOPP Office Staff


Joanna Peth
Program Manager

Joanna Peth has been with the National Oceanographic Partnership Program since 2016. She earned a B.S. in Earth science at the Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. in marine science at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Joanna’s graduate thesis focused on developing a multi-proxy approach to relative sea-level reconstructions in the South Atlantic, as well as investigating human impacts on coastal ecosystems over the last century. Previously, Joanna has worked as an environmental advocate with Greenpeace in Washington, D.C. and separately, with the Global Brigades in Panama.

email phone (571) 765-3151

Carolyn Groves
Program Coordinator

Carolyn Groves is a Program Coordinator for the National Oceanographic Partnership Program. She earned a B.S. in environmental science from Duke University, and a M.P.S. in marine conservation from the University of Miami, where her thesis focused on the ways marine construction projects affect coral reef health. Before entering graduate school, Carolyn spent two years in Panamá as a Peace Corps Volunteer. She has also worked with the North Carolina Coastal Federation, Save the Bay, and the Marine Conservation Institute.

email phone (703) 259-8196

Katherine McKee
Program Coordinator

Katherine McKee is a Program Coordinator for the National Oceanographic Partnership Program. She earned a B.A. in biology from Hollins University and a M.S. in environmental science and policy from George Mason University. Her final project discussed lessons current coastal and marine spatial planning structures could learn from past planning in the United States National Forests. Previous experiences include work with the Nature Conservancy and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.


David Wolf