Headshot of Trina Leberer.
Trina Leberer, Headshot of Trina Leberer. © Tim Calver

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Trina Leberer

Pacific Division Director



    Marine protected areas, fisheries, community-based management


Trina is the Director of our Pacific Division, overseeing our work in the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, to improve management of marine areas, coastal zones, adjacent watersheds and tropical forests, conserving the region’s exceptional biodiversity and benefitting local communities in terms of livelihoods and ecosystem services. She has lived on the island of Guam since 1994, and prior to joining TNC, she worked for the Guam Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources for seven years as a Biologist, Fisheries Supervisor and Acting Chief. Trina has an MSc in Biology from the University of Guam Marine Laboratory and a BA in Environmental, Populational and Organismic Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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