About NERRA

Who We Are

Executive Committee

Jace Tunnell

Jace Tunnell

NERRA President & Manager

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

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Kristen Goodrich

Kristen Goodrich

NERRA Vice President & CTP Coordinator

Kristen Goodrich is the CTP coordinator at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve in California.

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Rebecca K. Roth

Rebecca K. Roth

Executive Director

Rebecca advances the mission of the reserve system by advocating for the shared interests of all reserves.

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Bree Yednock

Bree Yednock

Committee Member at Large

Bree is manager of the South Slough Reserve in Oregon.

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Caitlin Chaffee

Caitlin Chaffee

Secretary

Caitlin Chaffee is the manager of the Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Rhode Island.

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Mike DeLuca

Mike DeLuca

Committee Member at Large

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

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Staff

Rebecca K. Roth

Rebecca K. Roth

Executive Director

Rebecca advances the mission of the reserve system by advocating for the shared interests of all reserves.

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Cindy Dabrowski Kennie

Cindy Dabrowski Kennie

Director of Operations
Cindy manages a range of system-wide initiatives, including the annual meeting and the reserves’ Friends and Foundations Network.

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Scott G. Rocray

Scott G. Rocray

Accountant
Scott Rocray is the accountant for the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.

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Dolores Leonard

Dolores Leonard

Communications Consultant
Dolores is a communications consultant for the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association.

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Lola Jalbert

Lola Jalbert

Communications Consultant
Lola is a communications consultant for the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association.

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Governing Board

Angela Underwood

Weeks Bay Reserve
Acting Manager
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Paul Dest

Wells Reserve
Manager
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William Reay, Ph.D.

Chesapeake Bay Reserve (Virginia)
NERRA Past President & Manager
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Erik Smith

North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserve
Manager
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Heather Gierloff

Hudson River Reserve
Manager
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Rachael Phillos

Delaware Reserve
Manager
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Kawika Winter

He’eia Reserve
Manager
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Nikki Dix

Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve
Research Coordinator Rep.
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Allison Knab

Great Bay Reserve
Friends & Foundations Representative
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Emily Tyner

Lake Michigan Reserve (Pending)
Representative
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Bree Yednock

South Slough Reserve
Committee Member at Large & Manager
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Mike DeLuca

Jacques Cousteau Reserve
Committee Member at Large & Manager
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Rebecca Ellin

North Carolina Reserve
Manager
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Virginia Guhin

Elkhorn Slough Reserve
Education Coordinator Rep.
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Dave Feliz

Elkhorn Slough Reserve
Manager
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Jen West

Narragansett Bay Reserve
Coastal Training Program Coordinator Rep.
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Ayesha Gray, Ph.D.

Grand Bay Reserve
Director
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Jenna Harper

Apalachicola Reserve
Manager
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Robert Twilley, Ph.D.

Louisana Reserve (Pending)
Representative
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Christina Whiteman

Delaware
Stewardship Coordinator Rep.
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Jace Tunnell

Mission-Aransas Reserve
President & Manager
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Rookery Bay Reserve

Janice Kerns

Old Woman Creek Reserve
Manager
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Julie Binz

ACE Basin Reserve
Manager
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Lia Sansom

Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve
Manager
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Aitza Pabón

Jobos Bay Reserve
Manager
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Chris Peregrin

Tijuana Estuary Reserve
Manager
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Tonna-Marie Surgeon-Rogers

Waquoit Bay Reserve
Manager
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Cory Riley

Great Bay Reserve
NERRA Past President & Manager
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Coowe Walker

Kachemak Bay Reserve
Manager
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Doug Samson, Ph.D.

Sapelo Island Reserve
Manager
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Caitlin Chaffee

Narragansett Bay Reserve
Secretary & Manager
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Jude Apple

Padilla Bay Reserve
Manager
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Stuart Siegel

San Francsico Reserve
Interim Manager
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Deanna Erickson

Lake Superior Reserve
Manager
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Jennifer Raulin

Chesapeake Bay Reserve (Maryland)
Treasurer & Manager
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George McManus

Connecticut Reserve
Manager
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*Coreen Weilminster, education coordinator at Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Reserve, is an ex officio member of the NERRA Governing Board.

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