Delaware Sea Grant Advisory Council


Our Advisory Council provides us with valuable input from community stakeholders, government agencies and representatives, and environmental nonprofits


Jennifer Adkins
Executive Director, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Gene R. Bailey
Executive Director, Diamond State Port Corporation

Bill Baker
Bill's Sports Shop

Chris Bason
Executive Director, Center for the Inland Bays

Ruth Briggs King
Delaware State Representative

Kimberly Cole
Delaware Coastal Programs, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Sarah W. Cooksey
Director of Conservation Programs, The Nature Conservancy Delaware

Gerard Esposito
President, Tidewater Utilities

Dr. Namsoo Suk
Director, Science & Water Quality, Delaware River Basin Commission

Brenna Goggin
Director of Advocacy, Delaware Nature Society

Mark Biddle
Watershed Assessment, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control



Kate Hackett
Executive Director, Delaware Wild Lands

Simeon Hahn
Mid-Atlantic Regional Resource Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Jeanie Harper
Seafood Retailer (retired)

Dr. Daniel Leathers
Delaware State Climatologist & University of Delaware Faculty

Sharon Lynn
City Manager, City of Rehoboth Beach

Dr. Dyremple Marsh
Dean, Delaware State University College of Agriculture & Related Sciences

David B. McBride
Delaware State Senator

Tonyea Mead
Delaware Department of Education

William Miller
Delaware River and Bay Authority (retired)

Dr. Christopher M. Moore
Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Stuart Widom
Senior Environmental Consultant, Calpine

Betsy Reamer
Executive Director, City of Lewes Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Michelle Rodgers
Associate Dean and Director, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension

Paul E. Sample
Consultant, Samples Inc.

Dave Saveikis
Director, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

John Schneider
Watershed Assessment Program Manager, Division of Water Resources, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

F. Gary Simpson
Delaware State Senator

Halsey Spruance
Executive Director, Delaware Museum of Natural History

Hillary Valentine
Environmental Training Center Chair, Delaware Technical and Community College

Katherine Ward
Executive Director, Delaware Press Association