Management Board

Representing the Five Coastal Mid-Atlantic States

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Management Board consists of one senior coastal manager or policy advisor from each of the five coastal Mid-Atlantic states with the position of Management Board Chair rotating among the states biennially.

The Board leads MARCO’s efforts to address regional ocean priorities of climate change adaptation, marine habitats, renewable energy, and water quality and coordinates associated activities and develops organizational policies.

Board Members


Kim Cole, MARCO Board Chair

Kimberly Cole (Chair)

Delaware Coastal Programs

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


Catherine McCall, MD

 Catherine McCall

 Chesapeake and Coastal Service

 Maryland Department of Natural Resources


 photo of Kevin Hassell  Kevin Hassell

   New Jersey Coastal Management


   New Jersey Department of

   Environmental Protection


photo of Mike Snyder, NY DOS

Mike Snyder

New York Ocean and Lakes Program

New York Department of State


Laura McKay, VA

Laura McKay

Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality