Cetacean Society International

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Heather D. Rockwell Bio Picture

Heather D. Rockwell


Heather is a native Cape Codder, who grew up on the shores of southeastern Massachusetts and received a B.S. degree in Biological Oceanography from the Florida Institute of Technology. Her passion and career for all things aquatic began at the New Jersey Academy of Aquatic Sciences, then at the International Wildlife Coalition/Whale Adoption Project, the Soundkeeper program of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, and now at the Barnstable Clean Water Coalition.

She has been CSI's representative to the annual meetings of the International Whaling Commission since 2000 and served as the NGO representative on the U.S. delegation from 2006 through 2009.

Heather lives on Cape Cod with her family - husband Michael, sons Colin and Derek, and German Shepherd Sasha - who root for all things Boston Bruins.