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S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Staff Directory

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Program Management

Susan Lovelace, Ph.D.

Susan Lovelace, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Susannah Sheldon

Susannah Sheldon

Research and Fellowships Manager

Louis “Louie” D. Heyward, Sr.

Louis “Louie” D. Heyward, Sr.

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Brita J. Jessen, Ph.D.

Brita J. Jessen, Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary Research and Partnerships Lead

Caitlin Bolger

Caitlin Bolger

Project Management Graduate Assistant

Taylor Allred

Taylor Allred

Resilience Graduate Assistant

Program Administration

Ryan Bradley

Ryan Bradley

Assistant Director for Administration

Marlena Davis

Marlena Davis

Human Resources Manager

Chris Carr

Chris Carr

Information Technology Resources Manager

Communications and Education Services

Susan Ferris Hill

Susan Ferris Hill

Director of Communications and Education Services

Elizabeth Vernon (E.V.) Bell

Elizabeth Vernon (E.V.) Bell

Marine Education Specialist

Crystal Narayana

Crystal Narayana

Web Developer and Graphic Designer

Extension Program

Matt Gorstein

Matt Gorstein

Assistant Director for Development and Extension

April Turner

April Turner

Coastal Communities Program Specialist

Landon Knapp

Landon Knapp

Coastal Resilience Program Specialist

Brooke R. Saari

Brooke R. Saari

Coastal Environmental Quality Program Specialist

Sarah Pedigo

Sarah Pedigo

Shellfish Aquaculture Program Specialist

Katie Finegan, PE

Katie Finegan, PE

Coastal Processes Program Specialist

Program Coordination

Emmi Palenbaum

Emmi Palenbaum

Extension Graduate Assistant