Public Affairs Specialist
Michael Illenberg works as a public affairs specialist in ERS's Information Services Division. His responsibilities include media relations, marketing, and public outreach.
Michael's previous work includes developing and implementing outreach and communications strategies for the Yukon River Fisheries Association, the North Pacific Research Board and the Alaska Sealife Center. Prior to his career in Public Affairs, Michael worked as a marine mammalogist and zoo animal behavior specialist at Disney's Animal Kingdom and Sea World of Florida.
Michael's undergraduate degrees are in Business Administration and Marketing Management, Zoology, and Life Science. He is currently working towards an MA in International Diplomacy at Norwich University.