Welcome, LCDR Faith Knighton
February 8, 2021 —Please welcome LCDR Faith Knighton to OR&R!
Faith reported to the Seattle office today as the new Scientific Support Coordinator for the Northwest. Faith has been in NOAA Corps since 2007 and has served aboard the NOAA Ships Okeanos Explorer, Hi’ialakai, and Oscar Dyson, as well as shore assignments with the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center and NOAA Diving Program.
Faith holds a Master’s degree in geography and ocean policy from the University of Hawai’i, a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Florida State University, and a USCG 500-ton Master’s license.
She is returning home to Seattle for this assignment and enjoys traveling, hiking, and scuba diving. Faith and LCDR Jamie Rosenberg will overlap briefly in Seattle before Jamie heads back to sea duty later this month.