Heather Coleman, Ph.D. – Sr. Science & Policy Advisor

Heather Coleman - Scientific Advisor

Heather is a marine ecologist with experience in policy, environmental economics, ecotoxicology, and oceanography. She identifies, designs, and directs innovative programs and projects to inform decision-making, primarily around marine spatial and multi-objective planning.

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Norma Serra-Sogas, M.Sc. – Program Manager


Norma is a marine biologist and GIS analyst specialized in coastal and marine risk assessment and planning. Originally from Barcelona, Spain, she has traveled the world from New Jersey to Alaska, to finally settle in Victoria, BC. As PacMARA’s Program Manager, she is representing PacMARA locally and assisting the Science Advisor in the organization and delivery of training courses and publications.

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