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Honolulu, HI 96822
Michael Mezzacapo is an Outreach Specialist with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) and Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program. He also serves as a 2020/2021 Lake Champlain Sea Grant Affiliate. Michael works as a statewide and regional liaison to government organizations, resource managers, NGOs, community groups, and decision-makers to provide state-of-the-art research information and tools. He is currently involved in developing tools and policies to provide education, cross-collaboration between Sea Grant programs, and outreach strategies to address pressing water resource challenges across diverse communities.
Previously, Michael was the 2017-2018 Michigan Sea Grant Fellow at the International Joint Commission in Windsor, Ontario (Canada), where he assisted with public health research, science communications, and contributed to technical reports addressing transboundary water quality between the United States and Canada.
Michael earned his Bachelor's degree in Allied Health Science from Widener University in Pennsylvania and has a Master's degree in Environmental Studies from Green Mountain College in Vermont. He joined the University of Hawaiʻi and Hawaiʻi Sea Grant in 2019.