Kirby is the Partner & Employee Engagement Team Chief located at the Eastern Ecological Science Center's Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, MD
Prior to joining USGS, Kirby worked for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) for 9 years as Senior Fishery Management Plan Coordinator. In this capacity, Kirby worked with state agencies, NOAA Fisheries, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to facilitate fishery management plans and address pressing issues in marine conservation.
Before working at ASMFC, Kirby worked for SeaWeb, a conservation group focused on sustainable seafood.
Between College and Graduate School, Kirby served as an AmeriCorps volunteer in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Education and Certifications
Master of Environmental Management, Duke University
Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College