been with the Northeast
Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole since 1992. He
is employed as a Network Administrator with additional duties
as the NEFSC webmaster.
education is in computer science but he originally came to
NOAA from a career in civil engineering and land surveying
where he worked for over 10 years designing highways, subdivisions
and a portion of the huge $14 billion "Big Dig" project in
He is married and has lived on Cape Cod since 1973. He is
an avid ocean kayaker who designs and builds his own wooden
kayaks. Along with his wife he has had a TV show on woodstrip
kayak construction and also markets a how-to video out on
His favorite kayaking spot is the lakes and Baltic ocean around
eastern Sweden. He comes from a long line of photographers
and always has a camera with him when he travels.
The picture is of him with the skeleton of a Fin whale he
found while kayaking the small
islands off of Nantucket MA.