Kate Rossi-Snook holds a B.A. in Marine Biology from Roger Williams University and a Master’s in Applied Anthropology (MAA) with a focus on sustainable marine resource development from the University of Maryland. Kate manages all aspects of CCOM’s town-wide enterococcus bacteria testing program, and sits on the East Hampton Town CPF Water Quality Technical Advisory Committee as well as additional subcommittees. Marine ecosystems and water quality are her broad interests, but she specializes in shellfish; prior to joining CCOM, Kate served as Hatchery Manager at the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery and has worked in shellfish restoration and aquaculture programs in Delaware and Rhode Island. Kate lives on Shelter Island with her husband and son, and enjoys sailing, hiking, and going on adventures.