Melissa Ryan

Based in Mystic, Connecticut, Melissa is an accomplished project manager and brings extensive natural resources management expertise to Council Fire's client base.

Melissa is a biologist, educator, and nonprofit leader with more than 25 years of experience in marine science, education, technology, and environmental policy.  She is accomplished in program, resource, and personnel management and team building. Melissa has worked for leading nonprofits focused on ocean exploration and technology, as well as state and federal government agencies that focus on the environment and ocean.  She also has extensive experience in online and informal education and professional development.

Katie Smith