Martina Soares-Knize

Accreditation Coordinator (2019 – Present)

Martina Soares-Knize joined DEAC in September 2019. Prior to joining DEAC, she worked as a Maritime Transportation Analyst in the Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy at the United States Coast Guard. Ms. Soares-Knize has also done work as an Accreditation Analyst at the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). Ms. Soares-Knize attended Pepperdine University, and Texas A&M University at Galveston where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Maritime Studies with a concentration in Environmental Maritime Policy, and minor in Anthropology. Ms. Martina Soares-Knize has also studied at a graduate level at SUNY Maritime College.