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The Walter B. Jones Memorial and NOAA Excellence Awards in Coastal and Ocean Resource Management

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Walter B. Jones Memorial and NOAA Awards for Excellence in Coastal and Ocean Management. These awards celebrate and recognize coastal stewards, graduate students, state and local governments, non-governmental organizations, excellence in diversity, business leadership, coastal, estuarine, and marine management.
 
The winners are of the 2010 Walter B. Jones and NOAA Awards for Excellence in Coastal and Ocean Management are listed below.

Walter B. Jones Memorial Awards:

Coastal Steward
- Honorable Charles Albertson, North Carolina State Senator

Honorable Charles Albertson accepts award

The Honorable Charles Albertson, North Carolina State Senator, accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Coastal Steward of the Year Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Excellence in Local Government
- Astoria, OR
- Bandon, OR
- Hull, MA

City of Astoria, OR, accepts award

Brett Estes and Blair Henningsgaard, City of Astoria, OR, accept the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Local Government Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

City and Port of Bandon, OR, accepts award

Michael Claassen and Rick Goche, City and Port of Bandon, OR, accept the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Local Government Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Town of Hull, MA, accepts award

Anne Herbst, Town of Hull, MA, accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Local Government Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

 

Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study
- Jena Campbell, U Texas – Austin
- Lisa Greber, U Mass – Boston
- Ben Landis, Duke
- Steve McMurray, UNC – Wilmington
- Mary Turnipseed, Duke
- Erika Washburn, UNH
- Robin Wienke, NC State

Jena Campbell accepts award

Jena Campbell, University of Texas at Austin accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Lisa Greber accepts award

Lisa Greber, Univeristy of Massachusetts – Boston accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell,  Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Ben Landis accepts award

Ben Landis, Duke Univeristy accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell,  Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Steve McMurray accepts award

Steve McMurray, University of North Carolina – Wilmington accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell,  Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Mary Turnipseed accepts award

Mary Turnipseed, Duke University accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Erika Washburn accepts award

Erika Washburn, University of New Hampshnire accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

Robin Wienke accepts award

Robin Wienke, North Carolina State Univeristy accepts the 2010 Walter B. Jones Excellence in Coastal and Marine Graduate Study Award from Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. and Sally Yozell, Director of Policy/Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of NOAA.

NOAA Excellence Awards (as presented by Sarah Cooksey, Delaware Coastal Program Manager)

Susan Snow-Cotter Award for Excellence in Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
- Deerin Babb-Brott, MA
- Grover Fugate, RI
- Becky Suarez, Elkhorn Slough, CA

Deerin Babb-Brott accepts award

Deerin Babb-Brott of Massachusetts accepts the 2010 Susan Snow-Cotter Award for Excellence in Ocean and Coastal Resource Management from Sarah Cooksey, Delaware Coastal Program Manager.

Grover Fugate accepts award

Grover Fugate of Rhode Island accepts the 2010 Susan Snow-Cotter Award for Excellence in Ocean and Coastal Resource Management from Sarah Cooksey, Delaware Coastal Program Manager.

Excellence in Promoting Diversity in Coastal and Ocean Resource Management
- Jonnette Bastian-James, Quinault Indian Nation

Jonnette Bastian-James accepts award

Jonnette Bastian-James of the Quinault Indian Nation accepts the 2010 Excellence in Promoting Diversity in Coastal and Ocean Resource Management award from Sarah Cooksey, Delaware Coastal Program Manager.

Non-Governmental Organization of the Year
- Port Orford Ocean Resource Team, OR

Port Orford Ocean Resource Team accepts award

The Port Orford Ocean Resource Team from Oregon accepts the 2010 Non-Governmental Organization of the Year award from Sarah Cooksey, Delaware Coastal Program Manager.

Volunteer of the Year
- Rich Hamel, OR

Rich Hamel accepts award

Rich Hamel from Oregon accepts the 2010 Volunteer of the Year award from Sarah Cooksey, Delaware Coastal Program Manager.

 

 

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