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Marine Section Board of Directors

John Cigliano, President
Cedar Crest College, United States

Chris Parsons, Past President
George Mason University, United States

Samantha Oester, Preident-Elect & Communications Officer
George Mason University, United States

Andrea Mel Cosentino, Finance Officer
Instituto Virtual de Ciencias Humanas, Spain

Toni Mizerek, Student Representative
Macquarie University, Australia

Andrew Wright, Policy Officer
George Mason University, United States

Miguel D. Fortes, International Officer
University of the Philippines, Philippines

Keryn Gedan, Board Member
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Thomas P. Good, Science Officer
NOAA Fisheries, United States

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

Leslie Cornick, Member at Large
Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK, USA

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

Jacob Levenson, Education Officer
Boston University, United States

Brett Favaro, Publications Chair (ad hoc)
Simon Fraser 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