Gulf Coast Shore & Beach Advocacy Chapter Founded

Dr. Melissa Pringle of Allen ES is a founding member and chapter board member of the newly established Central Gulf Coast regional chapter of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. The Chapter will be recognized at the upcoming Coast Summit in Washington, DC in March 2018.

The mission of the Central Gulf Coast Chapter is to serve as an advocate for the 8,687 miles of diverse shores and beaches of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana by capitalizing on the time, talents, and treasury of regional coastal professionals for the purpose of preserving, protecting, and enhancing our coasts. The Central Gulf Coast Chapter of the ASBPA specifically focuses on issues, advocacy, and awareness for our local coastal ecosystems while also providing continuing education, professional development, and networking opportunities for our local coastal professionals.