Administrative Support Specialist (now retired)
Focus Areas: Mariner’s Menu blog, Coastwatch magazine
A Down East native, Vanda Lewis worked with North Carolina Sea Grant for more than 30 years, keeping the organization’s office in Morehead City running. She provided office support for Sea Grant’s extension director in Raleigh and extension specialists Morehead City, along with organizing conferences and facilitating Sea Grant workshops and programs.
Lewis now writes and photographs for Mariner’s Menu, a blog that that features recipes from Joyce Taylor’s resource book Mariner’s Menu: 30 Years of Fresh Seafood Ideas. Lewis also wrote Seafood Sightings, a weekly blog post that links readers to seafood recipes from around the state, and for Coastwatch, Sea Grant’s magazine.