pbrooks_01For nearly her entire life Priscilla Brooks has been fascinated by the ocean and the wildlife that call it home as well as the people and businesses that make their living on and from sea. Priscilla is CLF’s Vice President and Director of Ocean Conservation, focusing on protecting New England’s ocean wildlife and habitat and ensuring sustainable use of ocean resources. Before joining CLF in 1994, she conducted extensive research on seafood marketing and trade, as well as aquaculture economics. In addition, she has worked on recreational fishing boats and research vessels in waters from Labrador to the Caribbean. Priscilla holds a BS from Cornell University as well as an MS and PhD in environmental and resource economics from the University of Rhode Island. She is lucky enough to live along the magnificent Great Marsh north of Boston with her husband and two kids.