Mrs. (Callahan) Hazelwood has over seven years of experience as a marine scientist specializing in ecological impact assessments, marine biological monitoring, offshore feasibility studies and subsea environmental assessments. She has worked in the field of environmental consulting for over 5 years and conducted both international and domestic environmental impact assessments for governmental agencies and private sector clients, her key industry of expertise is in offshore oil and gas development, decommissioning and Rigs to Reefs program implementation. She specializes in ecological evaluations of offshore resources, kelp forests and wetland restoration projects, and biodiversity baseline management studies. She has worked in the Netherlands, Thailand, and Malaysia. Mrs. Hazelwood has a strong background in public education, communication, and outreach initiatives critical to relating complex scientific concepts to a variety of audiences. She is a PADI certified Dive Master and an AAUS Scientific Diver with over 1000 hours of logged dives.