Public Presentations by Maine Sea Grant Director Position Finalists (in Orono, or via Live Video Conference)

Submitted by Beth Bisson on Sun, 11/12/2017 - 13:56
We are pleased to invite you to attend public presentations made by the three finalists for the position of Director of the Maine Sea Grant Program at the University of Maine. The search drew a large number of highly qualified candidates, and we are looking forward to welcoming these exceptional individuals to campus.
 
Each candidate will present his or her "Vision for Maine Sea Grant," followed by audience questions and discussion.
 
Each presentation will be open to the public at the University of Maine in Orono, and via live video conference connections across the state. Please see this invitation for dates, times, and campus presentation locations, as well as a list of the live video conference connections, with directions for each. The document also includes a campus map, and UMaine parking passes for each presentation date.
 

Finalists and presentation dates

Gayle B. Zydlewski
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Thursday, November 30, 2017
107 Norman Smith Hall, Senator George J. Mitchell Center, University of Maine
Link to remote locations, parking permits, and additional information

Dr. Gayle Zydlewski is an associate professor of marine science at the University of Maine. Zydlewski earned a Ph.D. at the University of Maine, served in postdoctoral and professional positions in fisheries biology with the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in western Massachusetts, and returned to the University of Maine in 2004. Her research focuses on sea-run fish, in particular shortnose and Atlantic sturgeon, as well as the effect of tidal energy generation on marine resources. She serves as the University of Maine Chancellor's appointment to the Board of Trustees of the proposed magnet Maine Ocean School.

Curriculum vitae (PDF)

Feedback form for Gayle Zydlewski: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CW36RSD

 

William G. Ambrose
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Friday, December 1, 2017
Room 102, York Complex, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, University of Maine
Link to remote locations, parking permits, and additional information

Dr. William Ambrose is program director for the Arctic Observing Network at the National Science Foundation. He earned a Ph.D. from University of North Carolina. Prior to this position he was a professor of biology at Bates College. He has also held positions at University of Oslo in Norway and East Carolina University. Ambrose continues to be involved in Arctic research in the United States and Norway. His research in Maine includes studies of bloodworms, soft-shell clams, and American lobster. Many of these studies were conducted in partnership with local marine resource harvesters. He serves on the Casco Bay Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee.

Curriculum vitae (PDF)

Feedback form for William Ambrose: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JFGSHL5


Michael C. Rubino
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Monday, December 4, 2017
107 Norman Smith Hall, Senator George J. Mitchell Center, University of Maine
Link to remote locations, parking permits, and additional information

Dr. Michael Rubino is director of the Office of Aquaculture at the National Marine Fisheries Service. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and worked in private sector on international engineering, agriculture, and aquaculture research and development projects before joining NOAA in 2004. Rubino is the U.S. government’s lead official on marine aquaculture, and serves on the NOAA Fisheries Leadership Council that sets agency policy and strategy for fisheries regulations, habitat restoration, endangered species conservation, and aquaculture. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of Maine-based Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

Curriculum vitae (PDF)
Feedback form for Michael Rubino: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JBXHWZM

 

Understanding that some of you will not be available to attend the live presentation, we will provide recordings of each presentation on request. Please submit your name and email address to us at this link if you would like to receive the presentation recordings and our feedback form following the live interviews: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KDCV533

We value your input to this important process, and we are grateful for all the ways in which you support Maine Sea Grant's activities throughout the state.

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