…is the Volunteer Engagement Specialist for the Catalina Island Conservancy. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a bachelor’s in marine biology. She completed her Master of Arts in biology from Miami University, which included Earth Expeditions courses in Mexico, Thailand, and Peru. Angelina has more than 17 years of professional experience working in animal care in aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Some of her favorite experiences include being the aquarium’s resident octopus whisperer and training seals. She has an insatiable wanderlust and enjoys taking her two sons on adventures. Angelina loves her continuing role as a Dragonfly, facilitating field experiences, as a Community Learning Leader!