Vicki Osis is a retired professor of Fisheries and Wildlife from Oregon State University and worked for 31 years as a Marine Education Specialist in the Oregon Sea Grant program. She developed the K-12 education program for the center and presented many workshops and training programs for K-12 teachers in Marine Science. Through OSU She developed and managed a Masters of Science program in Education with an emphasis in Marine Science for K-12 teachers. Vicki Osis participated in the first meeting of the National Marine Educators Association in Rhode Island. She has received national and state awards for her work in Marine Education. She currently is retired and for the past two years has taught an on-line climate change workshop for teachers. She lives on a small farm on the central Oregon coast with her husband Laimons.