RECOVER Staff

Madeline Munoz - Bustamante

Madeline Muñoz - Bustamante 

Position: Data and Program Coordinator 
Email: mbustamante@rsmas.miami.edu

Madeline Muñoz-Bustamante is the Program and Data Manager for RECOVER at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. In her dual role, Madeline is responsible for managing the administrative and data needs for the consortium. She coordinates communications between the consortium members, plans all consortium-related events, handles purchasing for the University of Miami group, and other administrative functions. Madeline also makes sure the consortium is in compliance with its data management plan and ensures the consortium’s data is stored and shared properly. She brings over ten years of experience in event production and office management. Madeline is excited to be able to support the research being produced by RECOVER that is contributing to a better understanding of the impacts of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and how to help the ecological system best recover from such an impact.


Ally Karaczynski

Ally Karaczynski

Alumni: Outreach Coordinator 
Email: ALK132@rsmas.miami.edu

Alexandra Karaczynski is the Outreach Coordinator for RECOVER at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS). She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology. Upon graduation, she interned with the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Marine Mammal Program and worked as a Seasonal Resource Assistant with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Upon realizing her desire to incorporate her passion for science communication and outreach within her professional life, she began working as an Educational Specialist at Save the Bay Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. After living and working in the Northeast, Alexandra made the decision to move to South Florida to pursue her passion for both marine biology and outreach. Alexandra brings her background in environmental education, communication, and passion to the RECOVER outreach team and looks forward to spreading RECOVER’s mission to the public.