Our Team


Cathy J. Sakas

Board of Trustees Founding Chair, Gray’s Reef NMS Foundation, (2022) Vice-Chair

Board Chair, Tybee Island Marine Science Foundation

Lane Johnson

(2022) Board Chair, Gray’s Reef NMS Foundation

Attorney, Coats Rose P.C.

Sue Chapin-Ebanks, PhD

Education Chair, Gray’s Reef NMS Foundation

Associate Professor, Savannah State University

Daniel Bromstad

Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo

Cheryl Chip

Board Member, Ford Field and River Club

JT Prather, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Chatham Orthopedics

Suzanne Williams

Founder, Savannah Tree Foundation

Faye DiMassimo

Senor Advisor, Office of the Mayor, Nashville, TN

Brittany Dodge

Naturalist, Ford Field and River Club

Ex Officio

Kris Sarri

President and CEO, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Stan Rogers

Superintendent, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary


Jody Patterson

Chapter Director, Gray’s Reef NMS Foundation


Letta Sneed

Gordon Matthews

Kathyrn Levitt

Ruel Joyner

Joseph T. Hoke

Kim Cofer Butler

Lynda Beam

Kevin McCarey

Ruth Bowyer Weimar

Lisa Hueneke

Ed Williams

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