Dr. Justine Kimball was elected to the CeNCOOS Governing Council in February 2020 as a “State of California” representative. Justine is the Senior Program Manager for the Climate Change Program. Her work focuses on sea-level rise adaptation, coastal resiliency, ocean acidification, and other efforts concerning the impacts of climate change on the ocean. Prior to joining OPC, Dr. Kimball spent five years with NOAA’s Corals Program as the program coordinator for NOAA’s National Coral Reef Monitoring Program. Dr. Kimball earned her Ph.D from Stanford University studying deep-sea corals in the Pacific Ocean.