Jacques White, executive director of Long Live The Kings, will talk about conservation on Puget Sound at a Community Connection Mixer hosted by Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and Puget Sound …
Jacques White, executive director of Long Live The Kings, will talk about conservation on Puget Sound at a Community Connection Mixer hosted by Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and Puget Sound Energy this week.
The event is planned for 5 to
6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8 at the Puget Sound Express dock at 227 Jackson St., Port Townsend.
Prior to becoming Long Live the Kings’ executive director in March 2010, White served as director of marine conservation at the Nature Conservancy of Washington and director of science and habitat programs at People for Puget Sound. He has served as a member of the Ecosystem Coordination Board of the governor’s Puget Sound Partnership and the steering committee for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project.
White has received several awards for his scientific research, authored more than 20 scientific and policy articles and publications, and frequently speaks at regional and national environmental conferences. He holds a doctoral degree in marine, estuarine, and environmental sciences from the University of Maryland, a master’s in marine science from Louisiana State University, and a bachelor’s degree in oceanography, and a bachelor’s in zoology from the University of Washington.
Advance registration is requested at jeffcountychamber.org/events. No membership is required and there is no cost to attend.