The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association benefits from a diverse and talented staff:
Executive Directors and Media Relations: ExDir@asbpa.org
Kate Gooderham, APR, CPRC is president of Gooderham & Associates, Inc., a Fort Myers, Florida consulting firm established in 1986, specializing in public participation, issues management, public information campaigns, grassroots organizing, governmental lobbying and monitoring, coastal permitting and strategic planning. A cum laude graduate of the University of South Dakota majoring in English and history, she was accredited in public relations in 1999 and became a certified public relations counselor in 2008.
Ken Gooderham is vice president of Gooderham & Associates, Inc. For more than 25 years, Ken worked for a variety of local, state and national media on both the editorial and production sides. He joined Gooderham & Associates Inc. in 1999, and also serves as the production coordinator for Shore & Beach magazine and the "Coastal Voice" e-newsletter. Ken has a BA in communications from Marist College in New York.
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Howard Marlowe: President of Marlowe & Company, a Washington, D.C. lobbying firm established in 1984. He has over 30 years of experience as a lobbyist working with Congress and the executive branch. The firm represents local governments and nonprofit organizations Throughout the country.
Shore & Beach Editor: email@example.com
Lesley Ewing is coastal engineer with the California Coastal Commission. Her first project with the Coastal Commission, in 1988, was to prepare a report on the potential impacts to the California Coast from Accelerated Sea Level Rise;and, her interest in the effects of climate change on the coast continue to the present. Her work responsibilities include technical review of shoreline armoring projects, beach protection and restoration and new development along the coast. She has published numerous articles and reports on coastal processes, effects of sea level rise on the coast, tsunami planning, and issues related to coastal resilience. In addition, she has undertaken field investigations of coastal damage areas as part of her job, and as a volunteer with ASCE teams that went to Galveston following Hurricane Ike and to American Samoa following the Samoan Tsunami. She is a licensed engineer in California and Virginia. In fall 2007, she started a Ph.D. program at University of Southern California, in coastal engineering, with a focus of Community Resilience to Coastal Disasters.
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Beth Sciaudone is a work at home mom of two girls. She received her B.S.E. in civil engineering from Duke University and her master’s degree and Ph.D. in civil/coastal engineering from North Carolina State University. She has worked for a state agency and as a consulting engineer. She is a licensed P.E. in the state of Florida.