About

Board of Directors

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Robert E. Patricelli

Chair
Partner, In Tandem Capital Partners
Co-chair of Connecticut’s Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth
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Larry Mayer

Vice-Chair
Director of the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, Director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping
University of New Hampshire
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Robert D. Ballard

President of the Ocean Exploration Trust
Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration, Graduate School of Oceanography URI
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William Graham

Director of the School of Ocean Science & Engineering
The University of Southern Mississippi
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Vicki Phillips

Executive VP & Chief Education Officer
National Geographic Society
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Allison Fundis

Secretary, Non-Voting
Chief Operating Officer
Ocean Exploration Trust
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Denise Armstrong

Associate Secretary, Non-Voting
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Ocean Exploration Trust
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Michael Ulica

Emeritus
Executive VP and Chief Operating & Financial Officer
National Geographic Society