Steering Committee

Jill Gambill

Coastal Resilience Specialist and Public Service Faculty
Steering Committee Co-Chair
University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant

Natalie Snider

Senior Director of Coastal Resilience
Steering Committee Co-Chair
Environmental Defense Fund

John Bolduc

Environmental Planner
City of Cambridge

Marc Coudert

Environmental Conservation Program Manager
City of Austin, TX Office of Sustainability

Janet Cushing

Deputy Chief, National Climate Adaptation Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey

Lois DeBacker

Environment Program Managing Director
The Kresge Foundation

Aimee Delach

Senior Policy Analyst, Climate Adaptation
Defenders of Wildlife

Ann Erhardt

Public Sector Consultants

Joshua G. Behr

Research Associate Professor
Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center at Old Dominion Uiversity

Elizabeth (Beth) Gibbons

Executive Director
The American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP)

Carolyn Gillette

Senior Program Manager

Melissa Guardaro

Research Fellow
Arizona State University

Kimberly (Kim) Hall

Climate Change Ecologist & Terrestrial Resilience Project Manager
The Nature Conservancy

Lara Hansen

Chief Scientist and Executive Director

Marquise S. Hunt


Lindy Lowe

Director of Climate and Hazard Resilience
Eastern Research Group (ERG)

Camille Manning-Broome

President & CEO
Center for Planning Excellence

Diane Mas

Chief Resilience Officer
Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

Shannon McNeeley

Senior Researcher
Pacific Institute

Kim Mikita Penn

Climate Change Coordinator
NOAA's Office for Coastal Management

Susanne (Susi) Moser

Susanne Moser Research & Consulting

Melissa Ocana

Climate Adaptation Coordinator & Extension Project Manager
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sascha Petersen

Adaptation International

Cara Pike

Executive Director
Climate Access

Karin Rogers

Director of Operations
UNC Asheville's NEMAC

Katie Spidalieri, J.D.

Institute Associate
Georgetown Climate Center

Sherry Stout

Engineer, Integrated Applications Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Jordan West

Global Change Impacts and Assessment Staff
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

John Wiener

Program on Environment and Society
Institute of Behavioral Science University of Colorado