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The Marine Technology Society Announces Its 2020 Award Recipients

The Marine Technology Society Announces Its 2020 Award Recipients

Recognizing Engineers, Scientists, Technologists, Policy-Makers, Educators, And Students Who Have Made A Significant Impact

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President's Welcome Message

President’s Message

July 22, 2020
 

I am excited to step up as President of MTS. Thank you to Rick Spinrad for his service as President and for setting an ambitious and exciting path forward. For those who may not know about my professional background, I retired as a Captain in the U.S. Navy as a Meteorology and Oceanography officer. I then served joined NOAA where I was the founding Director of the United States Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®). Currently, I am the CEO of Veraison Consulting LLC which focuses on ocean technology and policy. My affiliation with MTS began as the Director of IOOS where the MTS/IEEE-OES OCEANS conference was the perfect venue for the IOOS program to convey how it was growing and where we had the opportunity to listen to concerns and interests of the greater marine technology sector.    

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