As Arctic Program Assistant, Dj Tyson manages the details that keep the Arctic program running, including communications and event logistics. Dj is an Iraq veteran who served four years in the Army as a radio systems specialist.
His passion to protect Alaska’s wildlife and communities stems from a deep connection to his home state. He grew up on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula and has lived and worked in communities all over the state.
Dj graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and subsequently studied environmental science at University of Alaska Anchorage. Before joining Pacific Environment, Dj completed a communications internship with The Wilderness Society in Washington, D.C., where he published two op-eds from his perspective as a veteran in support of the Monuments For All campaign.