NERACOOS Board of Directors

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

Officers
Steve Lohrenz, President
Steve Couture, Vice President
Michael Whitney, Secretary
Janet Freedman, Treasurer

Committees
Executive Committee - Steve Lohrenz, Steve Couture, Michael Whitney, and Janet Freedman
Finance Committee - Steve Couture, Steve Lohrenz, and Janet Freedman
Nominating Committee - Steve Withrow, Steve Couture, and John Trowbridge
Terms of Reference

 

NERACOOS Board of Directors
(as of December 2018)

Board Member

Position

Institution

Appointed by

Term Expiration

Alternate

Lt. James Brinkley

Director, Non-Voting

NOAA/Northeast Fisheries Science Center

 

 

Paula Fratantoni

Todd Callaghan

Director

Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management

NROC

2021

 

Steve Couture

Vice President, 2019

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

NROC

2019 Ted Diers

Pamela DiBona

Director

Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program

(Other)

2019

 

Janet Freedman

Treasurer, 2020 Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council NROC 2021  

Jason Goldstein

Director

Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

(Other)

2019

 

Dave Hebert

Director

Bedford Institute of Oceanography

NEAC

2019

 

Steven Lohrenz

President, 2019

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

NEAC

2019

Avijit Gangopadhyay

Regina Lyons

Director, Non-Voting

Environmental Protection Agency

 

 

Matt Liebman

Justin Manley

Director

Just Innovation

(Other)

2019

 

Andy Pershing

Director Gulf of Maine Research Institute (Other) 2021  

Joe Salisbury

Director University of New Hampshire NEAC 2020  

Thomas Taylor

Director Cooke Aquaculture, Inc. (Other) 2021 Jon Grant

David Townsend

Director

University of Maine

NEAC

2021

Andrew Thomas

John Trowbridge

Director Woods Hole Oceanogrpahic Institution NEAC 2021 Aleck Wang

Philip Trowbridge

Director

CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

NROC

2021

 

David Ullman

Director

University of Rhode Island

NEAC

2020

 

Michael Whitney

Secretary, 2020

University of Connecticut

NEAC

2021

 

Carl Wilson

Director

Maine Department of Marine Resources

NROC

2021

 

Steve Withrow

Director

Marine and Oceanographic Technology Network

(Other)

2019

 

Board Meeting Minutes

2018
February 22, 2018 | May 30, 2018 | August 22, 2018

2017
March 6, 2017 | May 22, 2017 | August 23, 2017 | December 6, 2017

2016
March 4, 2016 | May 25, 2016 | August 15, 2016 | December 6, 2016

2015
February 24, 2015 
| May 19, 2015 | August 19, 2015 | December 9, 2015

2014
February 19, 2014 | May 29, 2014 | August 21, 2014 | December 3, 2014

2013
February 13, 2013 
| May 8, 2013 | August 21, 2013 | December 4, 2013

2012
February 8, 2012 | May 22, 2012 | August 11, 2012 | December 4, 2012

2011
February 24, 2011 
| May 10, 2011 | August 16, 2011 | November 28, 2011

2010
February 8, 2010 | May 3, 2010 | August 23, 2010 | November 29, 2010

2009
February 20, 2009 
| May 13, 2009 | August 31, 2009 | November 13, 2009

2008
August 12, 2008 | November 13, 2008