Jace Tunnell

NERRA Vice President & Manager

Jace Tunnell is the manager of the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (MANERR) Texas.

Lisa Auermuller

NERRA Past President & Assistant Manager

Lisa’s work combines natural and social science aspects of the coastal decision making process.

Keith Laakkonen

NERRA President & Manager

Keith is manager of Florida’s Rookery Bay Reserve and a strong supporter of estuaries and our Reserve System.

Mike DeLuca

NERRA Chair of Government Affairs

Mike is manager of New Jersey’s Jaques Cousteau Reserve. His work encompasses large-scale research initiatives, science education, government relations, and policy

Executive Committee