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Sarah Fangman



Sarah became Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Superintendent in the summer of 2017 transitioning from the same position with Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary in Georgia. She began working with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries in 1998 after serving as a U.S. Presidential Management Fellow with NOAA Fisheries at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response program in Washington D.C.

As a marine scientist, Sarah was the science coordinator at Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in California before serving as the program coordinator for the sanctuary system's Southeast, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean region. In that capacity, she worked extensively in the Florida Keys in support of science and conducted more than 400 dives in the Keys.