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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 five chapters:

WHOI-NY Leadership

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

For more information, contact:
Elizabeth Rivera


WHOI National

If you don’t live in New York, New England, Palm Beach, 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 all of our latest expeditions and discoveries.

For more information, contact
Jim Flynn


WHOI-BOSTON Leadership

Eric Anderson, Co-chair
Christopher Bayles, Co-chair
Steve Curry
Clinton Harris
Steven Hoch
Molly Ladd
Garz Soule
Beth Willett
Sarah Winchester

For more information, contact:
Jim Flynn

WHOI-Dallas Leadership

Jamie Clark, Chair
Shelley Tims Anbouba
Harris Clark
Paul and Sharon Devereaux
Stephen Giles
James Jones
Robert Langdon
Mollie Pin

For more information, contact
Court Clayton

WHOI-Palm Beach

Mary Willis, Co-chair
Tom & Ellen Bowler, Co-chairs
Sarah Johnson
Hunter Beall
Austin Willis
Wendy Bingham Cox
Elizabeth Leatherman

For more information, contact
Jim Flynn