COSEE Great Lakes Advisory Committee

To effectively address the needs of groups involved in COSEE Great Lakes, we have assembled the following group of leaders. We chose people who could not only assist the staff with our tasks, but could add expertise and wisdom to help us develop a diverse, innovative project. These individuals have agreed to advise us in planning and help us assess our impact on the stakeholders they represent. Advisory terms end in December of the year indicated. Former Advisors have Emeritus status.

Representing Formal Education, K-16

Garry Dole (2010)
Science Resources Coordinator
Erie 2 BOCES
Fredonia, NY
Lyndsey Manzo (2010)
High School Science Teacher
Westerville (OH) School District
Westerville, OH
Tiah McKinney (2010)
Biotechnology Institute
Arlington, Virginia
Jennifer Niemi (2010)
Advisor, Eni-gikendaasoyang
Center for Indigenous Knowledge Revitalization
University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN

Representing Informal Education

Blake Andres (2010)
Vice President for Education & Programs
Great Lakes Science Center
Cleveland, OH
Dr. Janice McDonnell (2010)
Asst Professor, Youth Programs in Science
Great Lakes Science Center
New Brunswick, NJ
COSEE - NOW, COOL Classroom
Stephanie Smith (2010)
Education Program Manager
Alliance for the Great Lakes
Chicago, IL
Joy Kubarek-Sandor (2010)
Manager, Student & Teacher Programs
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Chicago, IL

Representing Research Science

Dr. Carmen Aguilar (2010)
Assistant Scientist
Great Lakes WATER Institute
Milwaukee, WI
Dr. Elizabeth Hinchey Malloy (2010)
Benthic Ecologist
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Chicago, IL
Dr. Jeff Reutter (2010)
Ohio Sea Grant
Columbus, OH
Dr. Sandra Rutherford (2010)
Geography & Geology Professor
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI

Emeritus Advisors

Rachel Bergren (2008)
Director of Conservation Awareness
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Chicago, IL
Ellen Brody (2008)
Regional Coordinator
NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Program
Ann Arbor, MI
Joaquin Jordan
High School Science Teacher
Columbus (OH) Public Schools
Columbus, OH
Dr. Tom Peacock
American Indian Education Chair
University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN
Dr. Joseph DiPinto
Senior Scientist
Limno-Tech, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI
Wendy W. Smith (2008)
Education Coordinator
Great Lakes Research & Education Center
National Park Service
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore