Mona Behl recently joined our team as the new Associate Director at Georgia Sea Grant. In this position, she is charged with managing various aspects of grant administration, strategic planning, and development and oversight of inter-, cross-, and trans-disciplinary efforts in research. One of her goals is to strengthen the connection between research, extension and education.

Mona led Texas Sea Grant’s Research Program, and also worked as an extension specialist. She is a physical oceanographer by training, with experience in various aspects of science – research, administration, policy, education, outreach and communication.