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

August 17, 2023

Dissecting Juvenile Salmon Stomachs

Lydia Shaw, Dr. Pete Rand’s research technician, is looking at juvenile salmon stomachs from western Prince William Sound. She is dissecting stomachs to find out what […]
August 1, 2023

Salmon – A Daring Cycle

By Cristina Reo This August, we will be taking a closer look at salmon and learning some of the things that make them so unique. All […]
August 1, 2023

Education Month in Review: July 2023

By Cristina Reo Prince William Sound Science Center staff have been engulfed in research, education, and more amid the summer craze. July’s Discover Cordova was held […]
June 30, 2023

Copper River Stewardship Program: “Ed-venture” of a Lifetime

By Kate Trudeau Ten teens wrapped up an “ed-venture” of a lifetime with the Copper River Stewardship Program. With origins in Cordova, Nebesna, Slana, Kenny Lake, […]