Organization

GOMURC Brochure
GOMURC Bylaws.

PRINCIPAL MEMBER CONSORTIA:

AL– Alabama Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium

John Valentine, Executive Director
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-2141 (x2376)
jvalentine@disl.org

Tina Miller-Way
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-2141×225
tmiller-way@disl.org

FL– Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO)

Philip Kramer, Director
Florida Institute of Oceanography
830 First Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-553-3542
philipkramer@fio.usf.edu

Julie Morris, Associate VP Academic Affairs
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34243
941-914-0149
morris@ncf.edu

LA– Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (LSU System)

Christopher F. D’Elia, Dean
College of the Coast and Environment
Louisiana State University
93 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
225-578-7188
cdelia@lsu.edu

Craig McClain, Director
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
8124 Highway 56
Chauvin, LA 70344
985-851-2803
cmcclain@lumcon.edu

MS– Mississippi Research Consortium

Monty Graham
University of Southern Mississippi
1020 Balch Blvd,
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
228-688-3179
monty.graham@usm.edu

Kelly Lucas, Director
Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center
The University of Southern Mississippi
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
228-872-4200
kelly.lucas@usm.edu

TX– Texas Research Consortium

Larry McKinney, Senior Executive Director
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5869
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
361-825-2070
larry.mckinney@tamucc.edu

Antonietta Quigg
Texas A&M University – Galveston
200 Seawolf Parkway
Galveston, TX, 77553
409-740-4990
quigga@tamug.edu

MEMBER INSTITUTIONS:

GOMURC unites and represents 80 public and private institutions, all members of their state’s Principal Member consortium.

Research Capabilities: members have critical assets for support of marine research– please visit consortia web sites below and GOMURC’s Ocean Asset Inventory database to learn more.

GOMURC BOARD:

As defined in GOMURC’s Bylaws, the GOMURC Board includes:

  • Ten Primary Academic State representatives, two from each GoM state, including: 1) Principal Member leader or someone they designate to serve as long as they are leaders of their state consortium or system; 2) a second seat selected by each consortium or system lead to enhance the demographic, geographic, and disciplinary diversity of the Board and engage member institutions more broadly across the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Up to five at-large members also intended to expand the diversity and expertise of the Board.
  • Up to five non-voting advisors may be filled for a period of 1 year as approved by the Board with the intention of promoting regional partnerships and retaining expertise of past Board members.

STAFF:

GOMURC office and coordinator are currently located on the campus of the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science in St. Petersburg, FL, and logistic support is provided by the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO).

PARTNERS: