Majority of the SECOORA Board members at the SECOORA 2018 Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.
The role of the Board of Directors is to guide overall policy direction for the SECOORA enterprise, ensure staffing of Policy Committees, elect SECOORA officers, maintain a high quality of Board performance, review SECOORA finances, and report Board activities to the general membership. Specific roles and responsibilities related to attendance, policy and planning, membership and voting, committee activities, SECOORA personnel, and budget are described in the by-laws.
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SECOORA Executive Committee
Chairman: Rick DeVoe, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium
Vice-Chairman: Jeff Copeland, WeatherFlow Inc.
Secretary: Brendal Townsend, Ocean Tracking Network
Treasurer: Quinton White, Jacksonville University
Past Chair: Michael Crosby, Mote Marine Laboratory
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SECOORA Board Members
Board Members serve three year terms. Terms are staggered and annual elections are held at the SECOORA’s Annual Meeting in May.
Board of Directors as of July 1, 2019
|Michael Crosby||Mote Marine Lab|
|Brendal Townsend||Ocean Tracking Network|
|Pat Halpin||Duke University|
|Mike Piehler||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Jeff Copeland||WeatherFlow Inc.|
|Marcel Reichert||South Carolina Department of Natural Resources|
|Quinton White||Jacksonville University|
|Roger Pugliese||South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council|
|Conrad Lautenbacher||GeoOptics, Inc.|
|Rick DeVoe||South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium|
|Mitch Roffer||Fishing Oceanography, Inc.|
|Jim Murley||Miami-Dade County|
|Bill Savidge||UGA – Skidaway Institute of Oceanography|