We are pleased to announce that Lonnie Ready’s role at START has been expanded from President to CEO. Lonnie has extensive experience in the aquarium fish industry and as a Master Gardener he has spearheaded our Pond Enhancement Program through the Healthy Pond Collaborative. As CEO he will manage START’s day-to-day activities including our bivalve restoration efforts with clams and oysters, our administration of the Healthy Pond Collaborative and screenings of our educational presentations like Red Tide & You.
Sandy Gilbert will continue in his role as Chairman of the Board overseeing fundraising and our communication program including creating educational material for the monthly E-Newsletter, the start1.org website and the development of our educational presentations.
Please join us in congratulating Lonnie and Sandy on their important new roles at START.