Officers & Committee Chairs

Contact Info


John Scarpa

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Dept. of Life Sciences                                             6300 Ocean Drive (Unit 5800)              
Corpus Christi, TX 78412 USA               
Phone Number: (361) 825 2369


Lewis Deaton

Univ. of Louisiana-Lafayette                                      
PO Box 42451
Lafayette, LA 70504
Phone: (337) 482-6549

Vice President:

Aswani Volety
Elon University
2200 Campus Box                                             Elon, NC  27244


Paul Rawson

University of Maine
5751 Murray Hall                                   
Orono, ME  04469 USA                         
Phone Number: 207-581-4326


Jay Parsons
Aquaculture, Biotechnology & Aquatic Animal Health Sciences
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 Kent Street, Stn. 12E241
Ottawa, ON K1A 0E6  Canada
Phone: (613) 990-0278

Member-at-Large (2018-21):

Melissa Southworth

Virginia Institute of Marine Science
1208 Greate Rd
Gloucester Point, VA 23062  USA
Phone Number: (804) 684-7821

Member-at-Large (2019-22):

Michael Doall

Stony Brook University                                        162 Soundview Dr.                                       
Rocky Point, NY 11778
Phone: (631) 418-4249

Member-at-Large (2020-23):

Louis Plough

University of Maryland Center for Environ. Sci.
Horn Point Laboratory
2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone: 410-221-8474

Past-President - Chair of Awards, Elections & Presidents' Committee:

Steve Allen

Bowdoin Coastal Studies Center                       
15 Bowdoin St                                           Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: (443) 994-5164

Audit-Budget-Finance Committee:

John Kraeuter

University of New England Marine Science Center
1 Hills Beach Road                                           Biddeford ME 04005 USA                

Editor, Journal of Shellfish Research:

Sandra E. Shumway

University of Connecticut
1080 Shennecossett Rd.
Dept. of Marine Sciences
Groton, CT 06340 USA
Phone Number: 860-405-9282
Fax Number: 860-405-9153

Interim Editor, NSA Quarterly Newsletter:

Steve Allen

Bowdoin Coastal Studies Center                       
15 Bowdoin St                                           Brunswick, ME 04011


Noreen Blaschik Favreau


Publications Committee:

John Kraeuter


Lou D’Abramo


Membership Committee:

Sandra E. Shumway

Michael Doall

Louis Plough


Endowments/Student Awards Committee:

Peter Kingsley-Smith  
Melissa Southworth  

Pacific Coast Section:

P. Sean McDonald


Student Recruits Organization:

Hannah Collins  
Alexandria Marquardt