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MARCO Welcomes New Chair, Elizabeth Semple, NJ Coastal Management Program

Posted on Oct 21, 2017

MARCO is very pleased to welcome Elizabeth (Liz) Semple of the New Jersey Coastal Program within the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) as the new MARCO Chair, as of July 2017. The MARCO Chair is a two-year position that rotates among the five-member states and is responsible for convening MARCO business meetings, building consensus and providing leadership on vision and programmatic direction. The Chair also frequently...

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MARCO Seeks Proposals for Coastal and Ocean Economy Resilience Study

Posted on May 23, 2017

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) is soliciting project proposals to undertake a quantitative study characterizing the potential vulnerability and resilience of the Mid-Atlantic coastal and ocean economy. The study should consider the ecosystem services that support that coastal and ocean economy, as well as potential impacts to those services from changing ocean conditions.

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MARCO Communications Manager Bids Farewell

Posted on Mar 10, 2017

After nearly two and half years serving as MARCO’s full time Communications Manager, Arlo Hemphill has recently left the MARCO team to focus on a broader portfolio of consulting in conservation and science communications. Through his consulting firm, I am Wilderness, Arlo works with non-profits, industry, government, indigenous groups and academia to tell the stories of some Earth’s wildest places. Some of his current projects include writing...

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Delaware Transition on MARCO Management Board

Posted on Mar 10, 2017

MARCO is pleased to announce the arrival of new Management Board member, Kimberly Cole of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). Kim will be representing the State of Delaware on the five-state Board. Kim’s arrival comes as a bittersweet transition for MARCO as we first said goodbye to one of our founding Management Board members and former Chair of MARCO, Sarah Cooksey. In September, Sarah announced her...

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MARCO Welcomes New Administrative & Finance Assistant, Judy Tucker

Posted on Jun 13, 2016

MARCO is pleased to announce the arrival of Judy Tucker as our new Administrative and Financial Assistant. In her new role, Judy plays an integral role in working with the MARCO Management Board and Staff in advancing MARCO’s priorities to address challenges facing the ocean, and engage diverse ocean stakeholders and decision makers in meaningful participation in MARCO’s initiatives. She oversees MARCO’s fiscal coordination and provides core support for our Executive Director and Management Board on meetings, administration and logistics.

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