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105. Physical Earth Sciences[X]
1Name:  Ms. Julie Packard
 Institution:  Monterey Bay Aquarium
 Year Elected:  2004
 Class:  1. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
 Subdivision:  105. Physical Earth Sciences
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1953
Through her leadership of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, support of projects via the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and service of the Pew Oceans Commission, Julie Packard has become an icon for understanding and protecting the Earth\'s environment. She helped found the Monterey Bay Aquarium twenty years ago, providing strong leadership ans the first and only executive director of an institution whose mission is to promote and inspire ocean conservation. With teh Monterey Bay Aquarium success, in 1987 the Packard family founded the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, dedicated to the advancement of ocean sciences. Julie Packard has served as a member of its board since its inception and as chair since 1996. A trustee of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for 25 years, she has helped share the foundation\'s philanthropic programs to support conservation and science. Born in California, Ms. Packard hold an M.A. from University of California, Santa Cruz (1978). She was awarded the Audubon Medal for Conservation in 1998.
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