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NERACOOS Board

The Board of Directors, established with appointments from the New England Sea Grant Programs, the Northeast Regional Ocean Council, and the Northeast Academic Consortium, governs the work of the regional association. The board's first meeting was held November 13, 2008. The NERACOOS Bylaws were adopted in November 2008.

Membership

Committees

Minutes

NERACOOS Board of Directors (as of May 2015)

Bold indicates member of the Executive Committee  *Indicates member of the Nominating Committee  **Indicates member of the Finance Committee

 

Board Member

 

Institution

Appointed by

Term Expiration

Alfred Hanson

Director

Emeritus, University of Rhode Island

NEAC

2017

Anthony Kirincich*

Secretary

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

NEAC

2016

Fei Chai

Director

University of Maine

NEAC

2015

James O’Donnell*

Director

University of Connecticut

NEAC

2015

Joe Salisbury Director University of New Hampshire      NEAC        2017

Peter Smith

Vice President

Emeritus, Bedford Institute of Oceanography

NEAC

2015

Steve Lohrenz**

President

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

NEAC

2016

Bruce Carlisle

Director

Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management

NROC

2015

Steve Couture**

Director

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

NROC

2016

Matt Lyman**

Treasurer

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

NROC

2017

Curtis Bohlen Director Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (Other) 2016

Andy Pershing

Director

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

(Other)

2015

Robert Stankelis Director Narragansett Bay Research Reserve (Other) 2016

Steve Withrow*

Director

Marine and Oceanographic Technology Network

 

2016

Sooky Sawyer

Director

Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association

 

2015

Justin Manley

Director

Teledyne Technologies

 

2016

Michael Szemerda

Director

Cooke Aquaculture, Inc.

 

2015

Robert Araujo

Director

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

 

2017

         

Nicole Bratlett

Non-voting

NOAA/Northeast Fisheries Science Center

   

Mel Cote

Non-voting

U.S. EPA Region 1

   

Andrew Thomas

Alternate

University of Maine

   

Aleck Wang

Alternate

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

   
Blaine Grimes Alernate Gulf of Maine Research Institute    

Avijit Gangopadhya

Alternate

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

   
Matt Liebman Alernate Non-Voting U.S. EPA Region 1    

Paula Fratantoni

Alternate Non-Voting

NOAA/Northeast Fisheries Science Center

   

Doug Vandermark

Alternate

University of New Hampshire

   
Beth Casoni Alternate Massachusetts Lobstermens Association    

Ted Diers

Alternate

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

   

Committees

Executive Committee

Finance Committee

Nominating Committee

Committee Terms of Reference

Board Meeting Minutes

August 12-13, 2008
November 13, 2008
August 31, 2009
February 20, 2009
May 13, 2009
November 13, 2009
February 8, 2010
May 3, 2010
August 23, 2010
November 29, 2010
February 24, 2011
May 10, 2011
August 16, 2011
November 28, 2011
February 8, 2012
May 9, 2012
August 22, 2012
December 4, 2012
February 13, 2013
May 8, 2013
August 21, 2013
December 4, 2013
February 19, 2014
May 29, 2014
August 21, 2014
December 3, 2014
February 24, 2015
May 20, 2015