The Coastal Society (TCS)

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The Coastal Society (TCS) is an organization of private sector, academic, and government professionals and students. TCS is dedicated to actively addressing emerging coastal issues by fostering dialogue, forging partnerships, and promoting communication and education.

The Duke University Student Chapter of TCS seeks to fulfill this mission of coastal stewardship through education, restoration, and charity. TCS projects and events include organizing a sprint triathlon event to raise awareness and funds for the Neuse River Keeper™ Foundation; hosting Blue Drinks networking events, professional development workshops, speaker seminars, and environmental movie screenings; engaging in beach cleanups, river sweeps, and oyster habitat restoration in partnership with fellow student groups and the North Carolina Coastal Federation; and leading environmental education outreach.


2016-2017 Student Leaders/Officers

President: Sarah DeLand
Secretary: Julia Lewis
Treasurer: Ginny Crothers
Beaufort Event Coordinators: Ashley Gordon and Elizabeth Mason
Durham Event Coordinator: Devon McGhee

2017-2018 Student Leaders

President: Anna Windle 
Secretary: Sarah Poulin
Treasurer: Amber Halstead
Beaufort Events Coordinator: Alaina Young
Durham Events Coordinator: Sydney Fishman

Contact Info

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Faculty/Staff Advisors

Faculty Advisor: Grant Murray
Staff Advisor: Sarah Phillips