Director of Programs, Guest Experience
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Vicki Wawerchak has a bachelor’s degree in marine biology with a minor in chemistry. She has worked at the Monterey Bay Aquarium (MBA) for 6 years helping to guide public programs within the Guest Experience division. Her current role oversees program and tours strategy, collaborative content development and implementation, evaluation of delivery and managing a passionate group of staff.
Prior to working at the MBA, Vicki was the Director of the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium where she oversaw all operations, programs, staff management and setting the strategic vision for the environmental education center.
She has 25 years of marine biology and environmental education experience designing programs, writing education curriculum, managing staff and teaching on boats, islands, in tidepools and various aquarium facilities. She is passionate about ocean conservation and hopes to continue to share that passion with others for as long as she can.
Tuesday, May 21
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM