GERS Board

2019 - 2021

President
Megan La Peyre

U.S. Geological Survey
Louisiana Fish and Wildlife Cooperative Research Unit
School of Renewable Natural Resources
LSU Agricultural Center
Baton Rouge, LA

President Elect
Kelly Darnell

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
University of Southern Mississippi
‚ÄčOcean Springs, MS

Past President
Anna Armitage

Department of Marine Biology
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Galveston, TX


Secretary/Treasurer
Zachary Darnell

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
University of Southern Mississippi
‚ÄčOcean Springs, MS

Student representative
Janelle Goeke


Social media coordinator
Emelia Marshall

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
University of Southern Mississippi
‚ÄčOcean Springs, MS

Member-at-Large
Brian Roberts



Member-at-large
Donna Devlin


GERS is an affiliate society of the Coastal Estuarine Research Federation (CERF). We encourage you to join and support CERF! CERF members receive great benefits, influding access to an international job board and tools for early career scientists to become leaders in their fields. Regular GERS dues may also be paid at the same time as CERF dues. Join or renew your CERF membership today!


Other CERF Affiliates:

  • Southeast Estuarine Research Society (SERS)
  • Atlantic Estuarine Research Society (AERS)
  • Pacific Estuarine Research Society (PERS)
  • California Estuarine Research Society (CERS)
  • New England Estuarine Research Society (NEERS)
  • Atlantic Canada Coastal Estuarine Research Society (ACCERS)


Contact Us

Please email us with any questions at GERSSecretary@gmail.com

Gulf Estuarine Research Society 

703 E. Beach Dr., 

Ocean Springs, MS 39564 USA




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