The SEERS Governing Board is pleased to announce our new Member-at-Large, Dr. Rachel Gittman. Dr. Gittman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology and the Coastal Studies Institute at East Carolina University. Her research focal areas include marine community ecology, restoration ecology, coastal management and policy, and sustainability science. She has been a strong advocate for diversity issues and the SEERS board is very excited to have Dr. Gittman as part of our governing process. Please join us in giving her a very SEERS welcome.