Members

Individual Members (non-voting)

Individual Members Affiliation State Date Joined
Richard Allard Naval Research Laboratory MS 04/13/2015
Brenda Leroux Babin Terrebonne Parish School Board/Busy Bee Clinic LA 04/19/2010
Landry Bernard University of Southern Mississippi MS 03/04/2013
John P. Blaha Naval Oceanographic Office MS 03/24/2008
Jerry Boatman Mississippi State University MS 04/09/2013
Lisa Campbell Texas A&M University TX 03/21/2007
Kendall L. Carder University of South Florida FL 03/17/2005
Michael Dagg LUMCON LA 02/09/2005
Andy DePaola, Jr. Angelo DePaola Consulting, LLC. AL 11/09/2017
Thomas J. DeWitt Texas A&M University/AgriLife TX 07/04/2017
Steven F. DiMarco Texas A&M University TX 01/14/2008
Carol Dorsey Alabama Department of Public Health AL 01/21/2014
David Driver BP TX 08/22/2012
Catherine R. Edwards Skidaway Institute of Oceanography GA 08/16/2010
Yoko Furukawa Naval Research Laboratory MS 03/07/2007
Wilford Gardner Texas A&M University TX 01/25/2005
Catherine Hancock Texas Florida State University FL 06/16/2020
J. Michael Hemsley Retired MS 03/01/2013
Darren W. Henrichs Texas A&M University TX 04/12/2015
Robert Hetland Texas A&M University TX 04/20/2005
Matthew Howard Texas A&M University TX 01/26/2005
Stephan Howden University of Southern Mississippi MS 06/20/2005
Ann Jochens Texas A&M University TX 04/29/2005
Bjorn Kjerfve University of South Carolina SC 03/11/2005
Donna M. Kocak Maritime Communication Services FL 04/19/2010
John Lever Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command MS 01/07/2016
Matt Love Ocean Conservancy LA 05/21/2011
Yixin “Peter” Luo WAVCIS LA 09/25/2013
Terry McPherson LMI NC 08/22/2012
Tom McCrudden Sunray Venus,LLC. FL 11/08/2017
Lisa Medeiros Geospace Offshore TX 05/12/2010
Dong-Ha Min UT Austin TX 08/04/2014
Jeffery P. Morin RPS Evans Hamilton TX 09/23/2015
Barbara Muhling NOAA FL 08/12/2010
Frank Muller-Karger University of South Florida FL 05/21/2005
Christopher N. K. Mooers Retired OR 05/22/2006
Worth D. Nowlin, Jr. Texas A&M University, Emeritus TX 01/25/2005
Nancy Rabalais LUMCON LA 02/01/2005
Rafael Ramos Woods Hole Group TX 02/11/2016
Mary Jo Richardson Texas A&M University TX 05/15/2008
Donald A. Roman Retired MS 01/06/2006
Justin A. Saarinen New College FL 12/04/2014
Glen T. Shen Mote Marine Laboratory FL 03/05/2007
W. H. “Buzz” Sierke Jr. Gothic Arch Greenhouses, Inc. AL 01/16/2007
Christina Simoniello University of South Florida FL 01/26/2010
Kevin Speer Florida State University FL 07/17/2010
Robert Sullivan George Washington University DC 02/02/2014
Robert H. Weisberg University of South Florida FL 05/24/2006
Kerri Whilden Texas A&M University TX 05/07/2020
Luz Zarate RPS TX 07/10/2020
Fred C. Zeile NOAA MS 02/22/2010

Associate Members (non-voting)

Member Represented by Date Joined
Ingenieria y Desarrollo Empresarial de Tabasco Edi Moreno Limon 09/26/2012
Presidente de Profesionales Especialistas del Medio Ambiente, AC Leon Mauro Gutierrez Ferretis 09/26/2012
Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales Antonio J. Díaz de León Corral 02/26/2010

Voting Members

Member Represented by State Sector Date Joined
Aanderaa Instruments, Xylem Jon Fajans MA P 09/04/2014
Aquatrak Corporation Wes Sessoms FL P 01/26/2005
Audubon Nature Institute Llewellyn Everage LA NGO 10/19/2017
Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program Dean Blanchard LA G 02/01/2005
Berring Data Collective Cooper Van Vranken Denmark P 07/16/2020
BMT Group Andy Brown TX P 03/01/2016
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Pat Roscigno LA G 02/11/2005
Chevron Energy Technology Company James D. Stear TX P 02/01/2005
COAPS, Florida State University Eric Chassignet FL A 03/18/2005
Conrad Blucher Institute, TAMUCC James Rizzo TX A 08/13/2014
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. Jodi Harney FL P 08/10/2013
Dauphin Island Sea Lab John Valentine AL A 10/06/2009
Dialytics, Inc. Clifford R. Merz FL P 03/01/2006
FDA – Division of Seafood Safety Stacey McLeroy MD G 02/28/2019
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Kathleen Okeife FL G 06/09/2006
Florida COOS Consortium Michael Kindel FL P 02/19/2007
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Alex Reed FL G 04/16/2007
Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Kate Hubbard FL G 01/10/2018
Florida Institute of Oceanography James Garey FL A 09/19/2011
Florida International University  Joseph Boyer FL A 02/01/2006
Florida Sea Grant Program Sherry Larkin FL G 01/25/2005
FNMOC – Ocean Forecasting Division Brooke Jones MS G 01/09/2020
Forristall Ocean Engineering, Inc. George Forristall ME P 02/24/2005
Fototerra Aerial Survey,LLC Alessandro Vagata TX P 03/10/2017
Fugro Ben Williams TX P 02/01/2005
Galveston Bay Foundation Nick Ellis TX NGO 10/05/2012
Grand Bay NERR Ayesha Gray MS G 02/16/2016
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory-Marine Education Center Jessica Kastler MS A 04/25/2005
Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation Erin Pelletier ME NGO 07/22/2020
Gulf of Mexico Alliance Laura Bowie MS NGO 09/19/2013
Gulf of Mexico Foundation Quenton R. Dokken TX P 02/24/2009
Gulf of Mexico Hydrates Research Consortium, University of Mississippi Greg Easson MS A 01/25/2005
Gulf of Mexico University Research Collaborative Kelly Lucas TX A 03/14/2013
Gulf Shellfish Institute Bruce Barber FL NGO 09/18/2018
Horizon Marine-CLS Chris Riffe TX P 02/27/2017
Individual Contributor Worth D. Nowlin, Jr. TX A 02/17/2016
Information Technology & Systems Center of University of Alabama in Huntsville Sara J. Graves AL A 08/10/2010
Institute for Marine Mammal Studies Moby Solangi MS P 04/09/2010
JASCO Applied Sciences USA, Inc. Cynthia Pyc FL P 02/10/2017
LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. Benny J. Gallaway TX P 12/02/2017
Liquid Robotics, Inc.  Ryan Carlon TX P 01/25/2005
Louisiana Science Teachers Association (LSTA)  Jean May-Brett (Treasurer, LSTA) LA A 07/31/2017
Louisiana State University – Earth Scan Laboratory Nan Walker LA A 08/05/2014
Louisiana State University – WAVCIS Chunyan Li LA A
LUMCON Craig McClain LA A 02/01/2005
Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve Edward J. Buskey TX G 09/23/2009
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Joe Spraggins MS G 01/31/2005
Mississippi State University Robert J. Moorhead II MS A 02/01/2010
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium LaDon Swann MS G 03/12/2007
Mote Marine Laboratory, Inc. Rich Pierce FL NGO 10/11/2005
Nature Coast Biological Station, University of Florida Micheal Allen FL A 05/19/2016
Nature’s Academy Dana Pounds FL NGO 02/24/2014
Naval Research Laboratory Prasad Thoppil MS G 01/25/2005
Navarre Beach Marine Science Station Charlene Mauro FL NGO 08/25/2017
New College of Florida Jayne Gardiner FL A 01/25/2018
NOAA NCEI Kirsten Larsen MS G 04/06/2017
National Data Buoy Center Joseph W. Swaykos MS A 03/17/2005
NortekUSA, LLC Freda Zifteh MD P 01/25/2010
Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center Richard E. Dodge FL A 04/15/2005
Ocean Sierra,LLC Jan van Smirren TX P 01/16/2019
Optical Oceanography Laboratory, USF Chuanmin Hu FL A 08/06/2014
Oyster Sentinel Thomas M. Soniat LA P 08/13/2007
RDSEA Rick Cole FL P 09/20/2018
Roffer’s Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service Matthew Upton FL P 01/31/2005
Rookery Bay NERR Keith Laakkonen FL G 01/21/2016
RPS Keith Kurrus TX P 01/25/2005
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Erick Milbrant FL G 04/01/2008
SeaTech, Florida Atlantic University Manhar Dhanak FL A 02/19/2007
Shell Exploration & Production Company Ruth Perry TX P 01/20/2017
Shell Global Solutions US Inc. Pak Leung TX P 07/20/2005
Shreveport Sail & Power Squadron Jerry W. Madden LA P 05/29/2009
Southern Association of Marine Educators (SAME) Greg Graeber AL A 10/01/2017
SRI International Mary E. Bastida CA P 08/11/2010
START (Solutions To Avoid Red Tide) Sandy Gilbert FL P 11/3/2017
Subsea Technologies Garry Hurkens TX P 10/28/2016
Tampa Bay Estuary Program Ed Sherwood FL G 07/25/2005
Tampa Bay PORTS Mark Luther FL G 01/25/2005
Teledyne ODI John Flynn FL P 12/12/2005
Teledyne RD Instruments Darryl Symonds CA P 06/18/2010
Texas A&M AgriLife Thomas J. DeWitt TX A 07/04/2017
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi Ahmed Mahdy TX A 02/21/2005
Texas A&M University – Galveston Antonietta Quigg TX A 02/19/2020
Texas A&M University Department of Oceanography Shari Yvon-Lewis TX A 01/25/2005
Texas Automated Buoy System (TABS); GERG Tony Knap TX G/A 01/25/2005
Texas General Land Office Steven Buschang TX G 01/25/2005
Texas Institute for Applied Enviro. Research (TIER) Quenten R. Dokken TX A 03/24/2017
Texas Sea Grant College Program Pamela Plotkin TX G 02/01/2005
The Nature Conservancy Jorge Brenner TX P 01/27/2012
ThinkBlue Solutions LLC Bridget Washburn FL P 03/07/2012
Titan Partners Greg Lorenzetti CA P 05/02/2007
TowBoat U.S. Tampa Bay to Crystal River Larry Tieman FL P 02/05/2009
Tulane ByWater Institute Mead Allison LA P 02/14/2005
University of Florida Y. Peter Sheng FL A 03/16/2007
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Beth Stauffer LA A 09/24/2015
University of Miami – Rosenstiel School Nick Shay FL A 07/11/2006
University of Miami Center for Computational Science Nicholas Tsinoremas FL A 08/25/2011
University of South Florida, College of Marine Science Gary Mitchum FL A 03/23/2005
The University of Southern Mississippi Monty Graham MS A 04/25/2005
University of Texas Marine Science Institute Tracy Villareal TX A 08/04/2014
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gulf of Mexico Program Troy Pierce MS G 01/26/2009
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Michael T. Lee TX G 12/09/2015
Vencore Services & Solutions, Inc. William Lingsch MS P 03/07/2007
WeatherFlow Inc. James Titlow FL P 02/09/2007
Woods Hole Group, Inc. Rafael Ramos TX P 04/04/2006
World Ocean Council Paul Holthus HI NGO 07/12/2020