Elizabeth (Liz) Terk

Technical Committee

Liz Terk is the Director of Conservation Science and Planning (CSP) for The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Micronesia Program. She has worked for TNC for four years and was originally hired as the Protected Area Advisor. She has worked in Conservation in Micronesia for over 10 years. First as the Deputy Director of the Conservation Society of Pohnpei and then as the Conservation Program Manager from the Micronesia Conservation Trust. She holds a Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Bachler’s degree in Biology from Occidental College.

Her main areas of work include marine spatial planning, designing Marine Protected Areas to achieve fisheries management objectives, conservation action planning and community based climate change adaptation.