Educational Contacts

Erica Gorman (Cushing)
Youth Education Manager
school program reservations, camp program scheduling, administrative support, teaches labs


Erica moved to Maui from Texas 10 years ago. Erica earned a degree in marine biology from Texas A&M University in Galveston and a masters in business administration from University of Phoenix. In addition, Erica is a certified divemaster and rescue diver. Erica joined Pacific Whale Foundation after working 9 years in animal husbandry. Erica has a 19-month old old daughter who keeps her very busy. In any free time Erica enjoys running, gardening, baking, or reading a good book.


"I love learning and embrace the opportunity to inspire youth to learn more while having fun.The best feeling is when you see a child beam with pride when she has accomplished something grand in her mind."