Staff and Affiliates

A group of dolphins
Photo: Claire Fackler/NOAA

Superintendent - Kim Hum

Resource Protection

Ed Lyman - Natural Resource Specialist & Acting Regional Large Whale Entanglement Response Coordinator under NOAAʻs MMHSRP

Maria Harvey - Large Whale Resource Protection and Monitoring Agent (Affiliate)


Patty Miller - Program Specialist

Cindy Among-Serrao - Hawaiʻi Island Program Coordinator (Affiliate)

Michelle Graham - Maui Education and Outreach Program Associate (Affiliate)

Catherine Takata - Advisory Council Coordinator and Education Program Specialist (Affiliate)


Dr. Marc Lammers - Research Ecologist

Eden Zang - Research Specialist (Affiliate)


LCDR William Carrier – NOAA Corps Officer

Darrell Peck - Maintenance


Jean Souza - Program Specialist

State of Hawai‘i

Jeannine Rossa - Acting Sanctuary Co-Manager, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources


Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary cannot fulfill our mandate without working in partnership with a great number of people and programs. Some of these groups have memorandums of agreement (MOA's) with the sanctuary. These include: