Kathleen Jamison, Deputy Superintendent, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Kathleen Jamison

Deputy Superintendent



Kathleen Jamison joined Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as deputy superintendent in December 2019 from the NOAA Office of Coast Survey, where she served as business manager. Originally from Rockville, Maryland, Kathleen started her NOAA career as a nautical cartographer in 2006 before moving into managing hydrographic survey projects and becoming a budget formulation analyst. From 2014-15, she completed three rotational assignments through NOAA's Leadership Competencies Development Program: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, the National Centers for Environmental Information, and the National Sea Grant Office.

She holds a bachelor's degree in humanities from the University of Maryland and a master's in geographic and cartographic sciences from George Mason University. In her spare time, Kathleen enjoys hiking, running, playing softball, and growing food and flowers in her garden.