The Council

The Officers and Ordinary Members of Council are elected at the Annual General Meeting.

The President is elected for a two-year term (past presidents are listed here) and Ordinary Members each serve for three years. The Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer each serve for four years

The Officers Ordinary Members and Co-opted Members are as follows:

President 2018-2020
Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard, Newcastle University website

Past-President 2016-2018 
Professor Rachel Mills, University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton website

Honorary Secretary 2018-2022
Dr Mattias Green, Bangor University. website

Honorary Treasurer 2017-2020
Dr Edward Mawji, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. website


Ordinary Members of Council

Web Developer 2018-2021
Dr John Bacon, Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft. website

Local Networking Events, Meetings & Special Interest Groups 2018-2021
Prof Alessandro Tagliabue, University of Liverpool, Liverpool. website

Education and Outreach 2018-2021
Dr Judith Wolf, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool website

Early Career Network Coordinator 2017-2020 
Dr Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, National Oceanography Centre, website

Editor, Challenger Wave 2010-2018 
Dr John Allen, University of Portsmouth. website

Student Travel Awards and Stepping Stones 2018-2021
Dr Sophie Wilmes. Bangor University. website

Industry Liaison and Technology 2010-2019 
Mr Terry Sloane, Planet Ocean Ltd. biography

Communications 2018 - 2021
Dr Katie St John Glew, National Oceanoghraphy Centre website

UK SCOR Representative 2015-2018
Prof Gideon Henderson, University of Oxford. website

UK SCOR Representative 2017-2020
Prof Peter Burkill, University of Plymouth. website

Membership, Data Protection and Management 2017-2020
Dr Rob Hall, University of East Anglia. website


Ex-officio and co-opted members of Council:

Chair, Ocean Challenge Editorial Board
Prof Grant Bigg, University of Sheffield. website

Editor, Ocean Challenge
Ms Angela Colling, Formerly Open University

Website

Emma Cavan and John Bacon

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