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Student Spotlight: Charles Grisafi

April 10th, 2017

Charles Grisafi

Charles Grisafi is a Master of Global Sustainability student with a concentration in Coastal Sustainability. He has acquired a new position as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Regional Coordinator for Florida and the Caribbean. His new role will require him to lead and coordinate efforts in research to prevent and reduce the impacts of marine debris in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.

The position will focus on supporting marine debris projects and action planning in partnership with key stakeholders including state and local agencies, non-governmental organizations, tribes, academia, and industry. Charles will also work to help change behavior in the public through education and outreach initiatives.

Charles encourages current PCGS students to reach out to him with any questions about the NOAA's Marine Debris Program or about how to get involved. You can contact him via