Jacqueline Laverdure

Jacqueline Laverdure

Contracts and Industry Day Coordinator

Jacqueline.Laverdure@noaa.gov



Jacqueline Laverdure is on a detail assignment to Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as the Contracts and Industry Day Coordinator. In her regular job, Jacqueline is the education and outreach coordinator for Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, where she leads and manages sanctuary education, outreach, and communications programs that inspire ocean conservation.

Prior to her work with Olympic Coast, she was an outreach program coordinator for Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. She also crewed and skippered vessels in Key West, Florida for close to fourteen years, sailed the Atlantic Seaboard, completed a trans-Atlantic voyage, and logged over 16,000 nautical miles sailing the coastal waters of Venezuela and the Caribbean. Jacqueline is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, and graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science and Marketing. She has worked in marine conservation and outreach since 1992 and holds a United States Coast Guard 100 Gross Tons Masters license.