Our Team

CHAPTER STAFF

Jody Patterson

Director, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

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Jody Patterson

Director, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Patterson, a longtime ocean conservation advocate,  worked with Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary as its events and volunteer coordinator from 2009-2019.  She brings a wealth of experience in public engagement and science communication. Patterson will coordinate the chapter’s southeast regional MATE ROV Competition, an underwater robotics competition and education program, and support the chapter’s biggest fundraising event, the sustainable seafood gala  A Fishy Affair. As chapter director, Patterson will raise funds for education, outreach and science programs that promote stewardship of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and strengthen conservation.

BOARD TRUSTEES

Suzie Williams

Cathy J. Sakas

Founding Chair

J.T. Prather, MD

Sue Chapin-Ebanks, PhD

Education Chair

Daniel Bromstad

Cheryl Chip

Lane Johnson

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Suzie Williams

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Cathy J. Sakas

Founding Chair

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J.T. Prather, MD

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Sue Chapin-Ebanks, PhD

Education Chair

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Daniel Bromstad

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Cheryl Chip

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Lane Johnson

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Advisors

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

Ex Officio

Kris Sarri

President and CEO, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Michelle Riley

Communications Coordinator, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary

Stan Rogers

Superintendent, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary