Iris joined LLTK in 2012 as a research assistant and became LLTK’s resident scientist in 2014, after completing her M.S. in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. She manages sampling collaborations associated with LLTK’s projects, compiles and analyzes long-term datasets, and assists with project development. Past work at LLTK includes coordinating scientific teams to analyze trends in salmon survival, developing research priorities for the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project, and facilitating development of a technical framework for Hood Canal steelhead recovery planning. Iris is passionate about data analysis and reproducible research, effective communication, and large-scale collaboration.