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Get involved in the work of the SCB Marine Section

The SCB Marine Section is currently expanding Marine Section committees, led by board officers. To serve on a committee, you must be a member of the SCB Marine Section. (Ensure you are a member of the Marine Section by logging in to your conbio account. Section membership is listed under My Society Involvement. The option to join a section is located there, as well.)

If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact one of the following board members:

Marine Policy Committee

Angela Bednarek, Policy Officer

Policy Committee Members

  • Chris Parsons, U.S.
  • Leslie Cornick, U.S.
  • Kassandra Cerveny, U.S.
  • Mel Cosentino, U.K.
  • Daniele Vila Nova, Brazil
  • Kelli Johnson, U.S.
  • Morgan Ivens-Duran, U.S.
  • Anna Zivian, U.S.

To learn more about the Marine Section Policy Committee, visit the Marine Policy web page.

Marine Science Committee

Thomas Good, Science Officer, U.S.

Science Committee Members

  • Debbie Chamberlain, Australia
  • Abdul-Rahman Dirisu, Nigeria
  • Keryn Bromberg Gedan, U.S.

For information on the Marine Section Science Committee's Small Grants Program, please visit the Small Grants page.

Marine Communication Committee

Katie Walters, Communication Committee Officer, Australia

Communication Committee Members

  • Matt Tietbohl, U.S.
  • Keni Rienks, U.S.
  • Zoe Collins, Australia
Diversity Committee

Lourdes Martinez-Estevez, Diversity Officer, U.S. and Mexico

Diversity Committee Members

  • Mel Cosentino, U.K.
  • Nicola S. Smith, The Bahamas and Canada
  • Todd Stevenson, U.S.
  • Leslie Cornick, U.S.
  • Ravi Nunkoo, U.K. and Republic of Mauritius
  • Shaili Johri, India

More information on the Diversity Committee coming soon. 

Marine Education Committee

Jacob Levenson, Education Officer, U.S.

Education Committee Members

  • Toni Mizerek, Australia
  • Stephan Zeeman, U.S.
  • Marissa Fox, U.S.
  • Rochelle Constantine, New Zealand
  • Erin Magee, U.S.
  • Norma Afiati , Indonesia
  • Sarah Bishop, Australia

More information on the Education Committee coming soon.

Interdisciplinary Committee

Clare Fieseler, Interdisciplinary Officer, U.S.

The new Interdisciplinary Committee is currently seeking members.