Jennifer Nolan is an award-winning author and passionate environmentalist. Born and raised in New York, she received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Vermont in 1986. Ms. Nolan has decades of experience serving on non-profit boards, ranging from Maine Audubon to The United States Fund for UNICEF. She currently serves as Director of Strategic Engagement at Oceanic Preservation Society in addition to serving as their board Chair. Jennifer and her husband, Jay Nolan, have resided in Maine for the past thirty years, where they have raised four sons.
Jennifer Nolan has written a series of books for young readers about the environment and endangered species in collaboration with nature photographer, Jim Abernethy. Her most recent title is Sea Turtles Up Close. Other award-winning titles by Ms. Nolan are Sharks Up Close, The Secret of Pig Island, and Spintastik. In conjunction with her books that call for better stewardship of our oceans and planet at large, Ms. Nolan is a regular guest speaker with Skype in the Classroom: an on-line educational platform that connects teachers from around the world with guest speakers from myriad professional arenas.