Alyssa Miller, Ph.D. | Board Member
Alyssa has served as senior planner and evaluator for Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) since 2011. She is familiar with the natural, cultural, and historic resources of PMNM and their management, and has been actively involved in monument initiatives for education, outreach and constituency building. Alyssa earned her B.S. degree in natural resource planning and interpretation from Humboldt State University, as well as a Master of Urban & Regional Planning degree and Ph.D. in geography from the University of Hawai‘i. As an environmental planner and community organizer, she has worked on a variety of place-based and community conservation initiatives for marine and coastal areas in Hawai‘i. She serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, and provides leadership for two Hawai‘i not-for-profit organizations. Chief roles in these organizations include their establishment, long-range planning, evaluation, and the development of programs for environmental and cultural stewardship and education. Alyssa joined the FOMA Board in 2020.