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Fish‑WIKS' Master Students in New Roles
Fish-WIKS Mater’s student Amber Giles, and Erin Keenan have recently been appointed new positions within Nunavut Wildlife Management Board and WWF-Canada (respecitvly).
Fish-WIKS Mater’s student Amber Giles, has recently joined the team at Nunavut Wildlife Management Board as a Commercial Fisheries Biologist. Congratulations Amber on your new role and best of luck with the future. We look forward to hearing about your new role!
As of May 2017, Former Fish-WIKS Arctic region Master’s student Erin Keenan left her position with the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board to accept a job with World Wildlife Fund-Canada’s Arctic program as the Eastern Arctic Specialist, based in Iqaluit. In her new role, Erin supports WWF’s Arctic marine conservation programs, including marine protected areas planning and designation, advancing Indigenous protected areas, conservation of the Last Ice Area and North Water Polynya in the High Arctic, and community-based oil spill response preparedness. She also coordinates community outreach and engagement on behalf of WWF’s Arctic team.
Congratualtions to both Amber and Erin!
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