Sarah Orlando

Sarah Orlando
Sarah Orlando
Ohio Clean Marinas Program Manager (Ohio Sea Grant College Program)
ODNR, Office of Coastal Management, 105 West Shoreline Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-609-4120 Fax: 419-609-4158
Degree Information: 
MMRM in Marine Resources Management, Texas A&M University at Galveston
BS in Biology, Wittenberg University
Additional Information: 

Specialization & Areas of Expertise:

Specializations: Economic Development / Community Planning

Areas of Expertise:

  • Clean Marinas & Clean Boaters
  • Non-point Source Pollution
  • Lake Erie Water Quality


Clean Boaters / Clean Marinas Summer 2013 Update


Sarah Orlando is an Extension Educator based in the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Office of Coastal Management in Sandusky. She is the coordinator for the Ohio Clean Marinas and Clean Boaters programs – voluntary, incentive-based programs to help maintain and improve coastal and Lake Erie water quality while preserving the economic activity and viability of the marine trades industry. Her primary responsibilities include conducting applied research and education programs regarding Clean Marinas, Clean Boaters, non-point source Lake Erie water quality, and other Lake Erie issues. She will be collaborating with stakeholders throughout the region to improve education about non-point source pollution and to develop a balanced approach to protecting Lake Erie water quality.

Orlando was Assistant Lab Manager at The Ohio State University’s F.T. Stone Laboratory in 2009. She served as a Marine Education Associate for Texas Sea Grant in 2010, working on coastal outreach in Galveston, Texas, and the planning of the 2011 National Ocean Sciences Bowl.