University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island Chapter of The Coastal Society


The Coastal Society (TCS) is an organization of private sector, academic, and government professionals and students. The Society is dedicated to actively addressing emerging coastal issues by fostering dialogue, forging partnerships and promoting communications and education. The University of Rhode Island Chapter of TCS consists of undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty in marine and environmental science, policy, and economics, working towards the goals of The Coastal Society.


Co-President: Cassie Wilson

Co-President: Sabrina Pereira

Vice President: Kim Ohnemus

TCS National Liaison: Ben Sweeney

Treasurer: Asta Habtemichael

Secretary/Webmaster: Katie Rubstello

Co-Social Chair: Danielle Bilecki

Graphic Design/PR: Jose Menendez

Undergraduate Liaison: Hayley Franz

Faculty Advisor: Austin Becker

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