Congratulations to the new Treasure Coast Chapter Executive Committee!

  • Chair Tom Smith
  • Vice Chair Jason Lucas
  • Secretary Whitney Rupard
  • Treasurer Michelle Byriel
  • Volunteer Coordinator Katie Albee
  • At Large Lisa Beagle
  • At Large Zak Kernan

September 7th, 6:00PM

Meeting was called to order

Holly Parker, Surfrider Florida Regional Manager, gave overview of Treasure Coast Chapter and responsibilities of EC members.

Introductions from all members in attendance and of candidates. Holly informed group that nominations for EC members had been advertised by email and social media for the last two months. The chapter had received the following slate of nominees:

Katie Albee
Thomas Smith
Whitney Rupard
Michelle Byriel

The floor was opened for additional nominees and Zak Kernan, Lisa Beagle and Jason Lucas were nominated and added to the slate. Holly reminded the group that all members in good standing (current on dues) were invited to vote on the EC slate. Holly Parker moved the nomination for a vote, seconded by Katie Albee. The slate was unanimously approved:

Thomas Smith
Katie Albee
Michelle Byriel
Whitney Rupard
Jason Lucas
Lisa Beagle
Zak Kernan

The group held a discussion on upcoming events and campaign priorities. The EC set September 12th as their next meeting date to determine positions for the EC.

Meeting adjourned at 7:20.