2024 Annual Meeting

Join us May 7th – 8th, 2024 for our Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina! Click the link below to register.

Meeting Information

Interested in sponsoring this meeting? Email us (communications@secoora.org) to learn more!


May 7th – 8th, 2024


Homewood Suites
415 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403


Click here to register by April 23rd.

Travel Information

Homewood Suites in Charleston, South Carolina

Draft Agenda

Meeting Objectives

The sessions and events during the course of the meeting will include:

  • Learning opportunities for past and new coastal observing activities 
  • Networking events with professionals in the field 
  • Discussions on topics including Community Outreach and Equitable Services Distribution

Tuesday, May 7th

Time Activity
1:00 - 2:00 PM SECOORA Board Meeting (Treasurer Report, Board Updates)
2:00 - 2:30 PM SECOORA Members Business Meeting (Updates, Voting Results)
3:00 - 5:00 PM Optional Field Trip to International African American Museum
5:30 - 8:00 PM Social with PI Lightning Talks (Drinks and Heavy Appetizers Provided)

Wednesday, May 8th

Time Activity
8:15 - 8:45 AM Registration and Welcome Coffee and Snacks
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM SECOORA Stakeholder Meeting - Community Engagement Sessions and PI Lightning Talks (Lunch Included)

Meeting Materials

2024 Board of Directors Election

Document Title Access
Board Elections Slate

  • Institutional Member | Industry/Private Sector (one seat): Patrick Barrineau, Coastal Science & Engineering
  • Institutional Member | Public Agencies/Non-Profit/Other Sector (one seat): Evelien VanderKloet, Ocean Tracking Network
  • At Large | North Carolina (one seat): Nathan Hall, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • At Large | South Carolina (one seat): Scott Harris, College of Charleston
Board Election Procedural Framework View
FY25 Provisional Budget View

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the 2024 SECOORA Annual Meeting, including registration, events, and/or directions, please email Megan Shaw, Office and Events Manager (mshaw@secoora.org).