S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

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Turner Elected Chair of Sustainability Network

Apr 25, 2014

April Turner, coastal communities specialist with the S.C. Sea Grant Extension Program, has been elected chair of the National Sea Grant Sustainable Coastal Communities Development Network (SCCD) for 2014-2015.

The duties of the chair are to set the agendas for executive committee meetings, facilitate at these meetings and at the annual national meeting, and be the face of SCCD before the Sea Grant Network. The chair will represent the SCCD Network at national meetings and any other forum in which a SCCD Network representative is needed or invited.

The primary purpose of the SCCD Network is to act as an information resource for extension and research professionals within the National Sea Grant College Program who work within the Resilient Communities and Economies focus area, facilitate collaboration among the state Sea Grant SCCD programs, provide training opportunities to professionals within the SCCD Network, and represent the interests of the SCCD Network to the National Sea Grant Office, Sea Grant Association, and the Assembly of Sea Grant Extension Program Leaders.