Metcalf Institute Advisory Board
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Rebecca Robinson, Ph.D. Science Co-Director
Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
Richard Salit Journalism Co-Director
Reporter, The Providence Journal
Christine Woodside Advisory Board Chair
Freelance Writer and Editor
Fraser Lang Advisory Board Vice Chair
Annie Sherman Luke Advisory Board Secretary
Managing Editor, Newport Life Magazine
John Howell Advisory Board Treasurer
Publisher, Beacon Communications
Karen Bordeleau Ex Officio
Senior Vice President and Executive Editor, The Providence Journal, Retired
Bruce H. Corliss, Ph.D., Ex Officio
Dean, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
CEO, Preservation Society of Newport County
Senior Writer, The New York Times
Writer-in-Residence, Brown University
Jennifer Francis, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rudolph A. Hempe
Freelance Environment Writer
Lloyd Irland, Ph.D.
Principal, The Irland Group
Director, Conservation Law Foundation of Rhode Island
Attorney, Pierce Atwood LLP
Lucy Metcalf Ex Officio
Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, University of Rhode Island
Kelly Pennell, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky
Sarah Finnie Robinson
Founding Partner/Head of Social, WeSpire
Tatiana Rynearson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Oceanography, URI Graduate School of Oceanography
Executive Director, SoundVision Productions
Public Affairs Specialist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Honorable Lincoln Chafee
Broadcast News Producer
Richard Kerr, Ph.D.
Senior Writer, Science
John Knauss, Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
Executive Director, Society of Environmental Journalists
John C. Quinn, Sr.
Trustee, The Freedom Forum
Robert Vanderslice, Ph.D.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Sandra Whitehouse, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, Ocean Conservancy