GMGI benefits from the hard work and guidance of a tremendous group of volunteers and thought-partners who serve on committees and support our mission. We are profoundly grateful for their commitment of time and talent.

John Bell, Scientific Community Committee, Community Advisory Council, Chair
Former Gloucester City Council President and three-term Mayor; Chair of Northeast Seafood Coalition and co-founder & CEO of CPS Direct

Deborah Carlson,  Student Success Committee
Amelia Peabody Trustee, Philanthropist

Fara Courtney, Student Success Committee
Offshore Wind Energy Market Consultant; Strategic Advisory, Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research (POWER-US)

Barbe Ennis-Abramo, Development Committee
Artist, Owner of ENNIS Inc

Bonnie Fendrock, Commercialization Advisory Committee
Advisor, Red Sky Partners; Co-founder and CEO, Cyta Therapeutics;
Coach, MLSC’s NextGen Program; Catalyst, MIT Deshpande Center

Paul Jensen, Science Advisory Board
Microbiologist, Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego

Cindy Lawley, Science Advisory Board
Population Health at Metabolon Inc, former Senior Manager in Market Development at Illumina

Nina Overgaard Therkildsen, Science Advisory Board
Assistant Professor of Conservation Genomics at Cornell University

Stephen Palumbi, Science Advisory Board
Jane and Marshall Steel Jr. Professor of Marine Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University

Joe Rosa, Education Advisory Council 
Retired Senior Executive of Biogen, Member of Gloucester’s Board of Health, Volunteer Academy teacher

Trina Smith, Student Success Committee
Retired biology and ecology educator, laboratory technologist

Ann Marie Viglione, Student Success Committee
Former Senior Vice President at Bain Capital

Susan Wagner, Student Success Committee
Retired senior marketing executive , Trustee Emeriti Rockport Music, Mentor MIT Venture Mentoring Service, Advisory Board UMass Food Science