TCS committees bring members together to work on programs in support of The Coastal Society’s strategic plan.

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: Amanda Leinberger

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


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

The responsibilities of committee chairs (or co-chairs) and committee members are described here (pdf).

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