Katrina Hoffman, M.S.

President & CEO

1000 Orca Rd., PO Box 705 Cordova, Alaska 99574
907-424-5800 x 262

Katrina Hoffman is the president and CEO of the Prince William Sound Science Center. She is also executive director of the Oil Spill Recovery Institute. She is the administrative principal investigator of Gulf Watch Alaska; a five-year, multimillion dollar long term monitoring program funded by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. She sits on the board of the Alaska Ocean Observing System and also holds a seat on the North Pacific Research Board. Hoffman earned a master’s degree in marine policy at the University of Washington. Prior to joining PWSSC, she worked for Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington, focusing on West Coast shoreline management policy and international sustainable shoreline development programs. She is an experienced, certified science educator and has spent over 2,000 hours at sea conducting ship-based biological oceanography and marine science research for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and Occidental College.

Research Projects by Katrina Hoffman

March 6, 2023

Hear ye, hear ye! Herring month is here!

Follow our social media channels this month to learn about herring in the Prince William Sound and how we are studying them. If you are interested […]
March 2, 2023

Education Month in Review: February 2023

By Cristina Reo February is the shortest month of the year, but that did not stop our education team from providing an abundance of educational opportunities […]
February 6, 2023

Animals of the Sound Valentines Day Cards

Happy Valentines Day from PWSSC     Are you looking for last minute Valentines Day cards? Look no further. Spread some love, and animal knowledge, with […]
February 6, 2023

Science Charcuterie Night: Latin Roots!

March 16, 2023 at 6:00pm This is the first of many Science Charcuterie Nights. We challenge you to bring your most creative charcuterie board. Make it […]