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Become a Chapter Member

The world’s leading nonprofit ocean research organization offers in-depth involvement opportunities through Chapter membership. With a commitment of $5,000 per year, you can join us at the forefront of ocean science!

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Chapter Benefits & Activities

Exclusive invitations to science activities, private receptions, and insider briefings;

Insider access to ocean science & technology, including private tours of WHOI’s ships, laboratories, and other facilities used for leading-edge ocean research and exploration;

Global adventure travel with a purpose on expeditions around the globe with the WHOI Travel Program;

A network of people who care about the ocean and the health of our planet; and

Non-partisan, objective information from WHOI’s ocean discovery magazine and weekly e-newsletter.

Chapter Duties

Demonstrate your commitment to the ocean and the planet by making an annual, fully tax-deductible gift. Suggested donation (for age 30+) is $5,000 per year.

Serve as an ambassador to raise awareness about the critical importance of the ocean and introduce potential members to WHOI.

Regional Chapters

Choose membership in one of four chapters:

WHOI-NY Leadership

Samuel R. Coleman, Co-chair
Peter F. Tobeason, Co-chair
Robert C. & Lynn Ducommun
Robert Fallon
Joseph C. Hoopes
Matthew H. Hurlock
Timothea Larr
Charlie Leonard
Gil and Doris Meister
George K. and Joyce L. Moss
Sally Rocker
Anya Salama
Edward J. Tregurtha

For more information about WHOI-NY, contact:
Kimberly Benson

WHOI-NE Leadership

Christopher Bayles, Co-chair
Emiley Lockhart, Co-chair
Eric Anderson
Steve Curry
Margaret Flanagan
Clinton Harris
Molly Ladd
Jillian McGrath
Robin Powell Mandjes
Jamey Rosenfield
Alex Saltonstall
Will Schmidt
Jon Stavis
Sarah Winchester
David Yuknat

For more information about WHOI-NE contact:
Andrew Rose

WHOI-Dallas Leadership

Jamie Clark, Chair

For more information, contact
Court Clayton


If you don’t live in New York, New England, or Dallas, you can join the National Chapter! It’s a great way to make a leadership gift in support of ocean research and exploration and to follow of all of our latest expeditions and discoveries.

For more information, contact
James Flynn