Kasey Tietz

Kasey started her journey with Harbor Watch in March of 2017 as a Research Assistant and in 2019 became the Laboratory Director. She came to us from Indiana and has a BS from Purdue University in Fishery and Aquatic Science and a minor in Wildlife Biology. She is responsible for managing the Harbor Watch Laboratory. This includes completing Quality Assurance Testing Protocols, maintaining ample lab supplies, keeping equipment in good working condition, and leading undergraduate interns. Outside of the lab, she assists with sample collection and processing, data entry, and analysis, and support of the various education programs.