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Marine Section Board of Directors (@SCBMarine)

John Cigliano, President (@tiedyedseas)
Cedar Crest College, United States

Chris Parsons, Past President (@Craken_MacCraic)
George Mason University, United States

Samantha Oester, President-Elect (@samoester)
George Mason University, United States

Mel Cosentino, Finance Officer (@melanthropics)
Instituto Virtual de Ciencias Humanas, Spain

Toni Mizerek, Student Representative (@TLMizerek)
Macquarie University, Australia

Andrew Wright, Policy Officer (@marinebrit)
Department of Conservation (Te Papa Atawhai), New Zealand

Thomas P. Good, Science Officer (@gullboy62)
NOAA Fisheries, United States

Leslie Cornick, Board Member at Large (@OtariidDocAK)
Alaska Pacific University, United States

Jacob Levenson, Education Officer (@JacobLevenson)
Boston University, United States

Kathryn Matthews, Board Member at Large (@katie_at_sea)
Pew Charitable Trusts, United States

Edd Hind, Communications Officer (@edd_hind)
School for Field Studies, Turks & Caicos and United Kingdom

Ravi Nunkoo, International Officer (@RaviNunkoo)
University College London, United Kingdom and Republic of Mauritius

Martin Robards, Interdisciplinary Outreach Member (ad hoc)
Simon Fraser University, Canada

Mandy Lombard, Marine Welfare Science (ad hoc) Member
University of Pretoria, South Africa

Brett Favaro, Publications Chair (ad hoc) (@LetsFishSmarter)
Marine Institute of Memorial University, Canada

Future Members

If you are interested in being a member of the Marine Board you must be a member of SCB and a member of the Section. Generally 2 to 4 board members are elected annually. The Call for Nominations goes out in September or October and the election runs in October or November. Each year section members receive an email about the open positions and the start of the election process. For more information about getting involved with this board, please contact a board member or