Policy Advisory Committee

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The Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) provides advice and oversight for all aspects of the management and operation of the N.H. Sea Grant College Program. Its members play a critical role in strategic planning, including determining program priorities in research, extension, education and communications. The PAC also guides the implementation of these priorities through its role in reviewing and advising the program on operational policies and practices.

Joe Boyer

Director of the Center for the Environment
Plymouth State University

Dave Cederholm

Consultant Engineer

Steve Couture

Program Manager
NH Department of Environmental Services Coastal Program

Erik Froburg

Education Coordinator
UNH Leitzel Center

Brian Gennaco

Virgin Oyster Company, LLC
Dover, NH

Mark Godfroy

Recreational fisherman
Eastman's Fishing Fleet
Seabrook, NH

Jennifer Goebel

Public Affairs Officer
GARFO

Captain David Goethel

Groundsfisherman
F/V Ellen Diane
Hampton, NH

Curt Grimm

Deputy Director
Carsey School of Public Policy, UNH

Doug Grout

Manager
NH Groundfish Sectors

Cynthia Hays

Assistant Professor, Biology
Keene State College

Jennifer Kennedy

Executive Director
Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation

Ken La Valley

Director and Dean
UNH Cooperative Extension

Julie LaBranche

Senior Planner
Rockingham Planning Commission

Richard Langan

Director, Coastal and Ocean Technology Programs
University of New Hampshire

Wendy Lull

President
Seacoast Science Center

Ru Morrison

Director
Northeast Regional Associateion of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems (NERACOOS)
Newington, NH

Betsy Nicholson

Northeast Regional Director
NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Rachel Rouillard

Director
Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership, UNH

Judy Silverberg

Project Learning Tree Coordinator

Paul Stacey

Research Coordinator
Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Roger Stephenson

Principle and Senior Counsel
Stephenson Strategic Communications

Allan Waterfield

UNH Marine Docent
Seacoast Science Center Board Member

David Watters

Professor of English, UNH
NH State Senator

Kim Williams

Chair, Biology Department
Great Bay Community College