Pacific Counsel and Senior Advisor
Portland, OR, USA
Whit Sheard comes to the Oceana staff with a wealth of knowledge. Prior to joining the Oceana staff, Whit spent the last decade advocating for wolf reintroduction in the Pacific Northwest, protecting old growth forests, establishingmarine protected areas in Alaska, teaching Environmental Studies and litigating grassroots environmental and civil rights cases. Additionally, Whit served on the International Bering Sea Forum, researching the legality of Russian Far East log imports, and authoring the Alaska portion of "Hook, Line, and Trawler." Whit holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciencefrom Miami University and both a Juris Doctorate and Master's of Science from the University of Oregon.