Committees

TCS committees bring members together to work on programs in support of The Coastal Society’s strategic plan.  The responsibilities of committee chairs (or co-chairs) and committee members are described here (pdf).

Chapters Committee

Establish and maintain relationships with universities around career development activities, and establish and support TCS chapters.

Co-Chairs: Meg Reed and Kimberly Grubert

Communications Committee

Work across committees to spread the word about TCS programs and ensure brand management. Produce publications and outreach materials

Chair: Nicole Rodi

MAD Coastal Career Development Committee

To honor Margaret A. Davidson, who mentored many of today’s coastal professionals, this committee plans a series of career development workshops to benefit early- and mid-career professionals and the next generation of coastal practitioners.

Co-Chairs: Tom Bigford  and Jeff Flood

Coastal Connections Committee

The Coastal Connections Web Conferencing Series provides opportunities to learn about interdisciplinary coastal issues, diverse professions and career pathways, and connect with others in the coastal sector. The Coastal Connections series currently includes two formats: Trending Topics (open to all) and Professional Spotlights (for members).

Co-Chairs: Ashley Gordon, Steve MacLeod, Melanie Perello

Development Committee

Plan Annual Giving Campaign, seek new sources of funding, and support other committees with identifying funding for new programs

Co-Chairs: Tom Bigford  and Jeff Flood

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group

This group works across  TCS’ standing committees to ensure promoting DEI continues to be a key factor in everything we do at TCS.

Chair: Tricia Hooper