Our core team members meet regularly to shepherd the Blue Economy Foundation. We are also guided by a Blue Economy Steering Committee that represents a cross-section of regional industries, institutions and interests.

Leslie-Ann McGee

Bert Jackson
Director of Community Outreach

Chris Adams Chief of Staff Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

Chris Adams
Chief of Staff
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

Peter Karlson
Entrepreneur in Residence
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

Steering Committee

Elmore Alexander, Bridgewater State University
Brian Braginton‐Smith, Lewis Bay Research Center
Jessica Casey, Plymouth Regional Economic Development Foundation
Nancy Civetta, Cape Cod Commerical Fisherman’s Alliance
Eliza Cox, Nutter McLennan & Fish
Rich Delaney, Center for Coastal Studies
Bob Egan, Sepharim Group
Mark Forest, The Delahunt Group
David Garnder, Town of Provincetown
Jon Hagenstein, Beacon Marine Construction
James Hobbs, Graylyn Associates
Bert Jackson, Cape Cod Technology Council
Stephen Johnston, OpenCape
Peter Karlson, Neueon
Maria Marasco, Massachusetts Office of Business Development
Rex Mckinsey, Town of Provincetown
Michael Murphy, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Richard Neitz, Neitz Realty
Wendy Northcross, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
Rob O'Leary, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Kevin O’Reilly, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce
John Pappalardo, Cape Cod Commercial Fisherman's Alliance
James Penn, Puritan Clothing Company
George Price, Cape Cod National Seashore
Mahesh Ramachandran, Cape Cod Commission
Sallie Riggs, Bourne Financial Development Corp.
Updated: 2/11/2016
Charles Ritch, National Graduate School
Warren Rutherford, The Executive Suite
Melissa Sanderson, Cape Cod Commerical Fisheries Alliance
Tobias Stapleton, UMASS‐Dartmouth, Ctr. for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Jill Talladay, CARE for the Cape & Islands
Tonna‐Marie Surgeon‐Rovers, Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Bert Tallerman, Cape Cod Five
Judith Underwood, Blue Institute
Scott Vandersall, Cape Cod Five
Anne VanVleck, Cape Cod Young Professionals
Mark Watson, Keel Asset Management
Dan Wolf, Massachusetts State Senator

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
— Rabindranath Tagore

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