Kristine Barsky , 2014
Marine Biologist, Environmentalist, Author, Videographer. An avid diver since 1972, Kristine Barsky is a senior marine biologist and diver with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Humboldt State University. One of the Department’s senior environmental specialists, she interacts with the public, other government and academic colleagues, and fishermen. Kristine is currently in charge of the Department’s lobster fishery management plan. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Historical Diving Society USA as well as the American Academy of Underwater Sciences. As well as being an author, Kristine is a photographer, dive model and videographer.