Chapters & Committees

THSOA is a 100% volunteer-based society. We rely on our members to help make us successful. In addition to many folks who are behind the scenes, the below list is who you can contact should you have any specific questions. If you are interested in volunteering, please email [email protected] for available opportunities. Every THSOA member is invited to participate in activities from any chapter.

Chapters

Latin America
Chair Vice Chair Secretary
Alberto Costa Neves Bismark Jigena Alexis Cardenas
University of Southern Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi  Kongsberg Maritime

Mid-Atlantic (Washington, DC, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia) 

Chair Vice Chair Secretary Treasurer
Daniel Wright Deanne Hargave Sloan Freeman Taylor Krabiel
Sounding Science Atlantic Shores Geodynamics  

Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin)

Chair Treasurer Secretary
Ed Bailey Jon Arleth Denis Buelow
Northwestern Michigan
College
  SPACECO

 

New England (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island)

Chair  
 
Jack Hebert Samantha Bruce 

 

Southeast (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and South Carolina)

Chair  Treasurer  Secretary | Education Outreach  Event Coordinator Technical Coordinator 
 

Josh Dugan

[email protected]

Mike Nitska

[email protected]

Rachel Bobich

[email protected]

Kim Dailey

[email protected]

Scott Haydel

[email protected] 

ECHO 81

Hydroterra Technologies RMB GEO Teledyne  Ashtead Technology

Texas

Chair Vice Chair Treasurer Secretary
Mark Borneman Kevin Tomanka Jake Dumaine Tiziana Munene
Dof Subsea OARS  Atlas Professionals Fugro
       
Event Coordinator Student Liaison Technical Chair  
 
Rachel Cluthe Reed Nelle Alex Spriggs  
STR OARS Zupt, LLC  

 

West Coast (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming)

Chair Treasurer Secretary
Mike Mutschler Brian Busey Bob Feldpausch
Seahorse Geomatics   Tetra Tech

 


COMMITTEES

Bylaw
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the organization's bylaws.

Conference Planning
Develops the program for biannual US Hydro Conference. This includes providing topics, reviewing papers, identifying speakers and alternate choices, planning social activities/meals, and more.

Rafael Ponce

Member Relations
Increase membership benefits with engagement, collaboration, and communication.

TBD

Professional Development
Coordinates and delivers professional development training and resources for members.

Tom Waddington

Student Outreach & Scholarships
Facilitates THSOA support of students pursuing careers in the Hydrographic industry.

Chris Freeman