Monica Medina

Based in Washington, DC, Monica is an experienced consultant, lawyer and policy advisor with deep knowledge and broad expertise spanning a full array of natural resource, marine, transportation and energy-related matters.

Monica's prior government service, including tours as Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, combined with service as Senior Director for Ocean Policy at the National Geographic and senior positions with other public interest organizations, have afforded her the opportunity to work at the highest levels of oceans-related decision-making in the United States. She now brings the benefit of this expertise and her key relationships to support Council Fire's clients.

Katie Smith