Sarah M. Shoffler is a Fishery Biologist for the Southwest Fisheries Science Center’s Director’s Office. She works closely with the Director’s Office on communicating SWFSC’s objectives and goals to a broad range of constituents. She strives to increase awareness and support for the Center’s work; enhance understanding of the Center’s fishery stock assessments within NOAA and with external and international partners; and improve stewardship of fishery resources. As the Center’s Strategic Planner, Sarah provides guidance for the Center’s research program planning, and ensures the quality of the Center’s scientific products. She provides leadership and support to the US delegation to the International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-Like Species (ISC) and supports ISC in advancing fishery science.
An experienced scientific writer and editor, Sarah also provides guidance and support for outreach and public relations and writes about critical scientific findings and milestones for Center constituents.