Welcome our new Board President!

We are incredibly excited to announce that Alex Grindle from The Ecology School has been elected as MEEA’s new Board President! We are additionally grateful to Linda Woodard who served as our Interim Board President when Olivia Griset transitioned to her new position as our first Executive Director.

Alex is the Director of Programs at The Ecology School and you can read more about her background and experience, and learn more about The Ecology School, by visiting this post on their website. Congratulations Alex and we couldn’t feel more fortunate to have you as our new Board President!

Jennifer Page

Dr. Jennifer Page graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. in Marine Science and earned her Ph.D. in Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She then returned to UMaine as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Marine Sciences before joining the faculty of Bangor High School, her alma mater. Jenn helped develop the school's STEM Academy and became even more passionate about bringing authentic research experiences and inquiry curriculum to students. While at Bangor High, Jenn coached the Speech Team and spent summers at MDI Biological Lab as a volunteer mentor and a Visiting Scientist. She enjoys helping other educators as an instructor with the New England Institute for Teacher Education and spends her spare time knitting, playing games, and snagging quality time with her husband and two cats. Jenn is excited to be part of the Hurricane Island community where she can combine her passions for marine science and education into an incredibly fulfilling career.