Acadia Institute of Oceanography marine science camp
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Faculty and Staff

At the heart of the AIO program is an experienced and qualified core of educators trained in the field of oceanography. These are classroom teachers, practicing scientists, and researchers — many with advanced graduate degrees. The student to instructor ratio is approximately four to one. Other staff members include a full-time nurse, a professional chef, recreation coordinator, and interns.

Meet the 2018 AIO Staff!

Click on any faculty or staff member to read their bio!

 

Sheryl Gilmore
Position at AIO: Executive Director
I've worked at AIO:
35 years... time flies when you're having fun!
I'm from... Michigan
Right now I live in... Michigan and Maine
My favorite area of study is...
Everything!
Jim Gilmore
Position at AIO: Vice President
I've worked at AIO:
26 years
I'm from... Illinois
Right now I live in... Michigan and Maine
My favorite area of study is...
Documentary film
Kathy Dubbs
Position at AIO: Co-Director of Programs
I've worked at AIO:
29 years
I'm from... Michigan
Right now I live in... Texas
My favorite area of study is...
Geology and Biology
Timothy Dubbs
Position at AIO: Co-Director of Programs
I've worked at AIO:
24 years
I'm from... Texas
Right now I live in... Texas, of course!
My favorite area of study is...
Geology and Physical Oceanography
Matt Lubicky
Position at AIO: Teacher of Oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
15 years
I'm from... Illinois
Right now I live in... Huntsville, Texas
My favorite area of study is...
Marine Ecology
Meg Begley
Position at AIO: Teacher of Oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
7 years
I'm from... Easton, Pennsylvania
Right now I live in... Milford, Maine
My favorite area of study is...
Fishery science and anatomy/physiology
Chris Cayo
Position at AIO: Recreation Staff
I've worked at AIO:
9 years
I'm from... Miami, Florida
Right now I live in... Miami, Florida
My favorite area of study is...
Fishing
Alicia Navarrete
Position at AIO: Teacher of Oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
5 years
I'm from... Rochester, New York
Right now I live in... Huntsville, Texas
My favorite area of study is...
cultural anthropology
Caroline Moore
Position at AIO: Teacher of Oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
4 years
I'm from... Manchester, Massachusetts
Right now I live in... Camden, Maine
My favorite area of study is...
Ecology
Bruce Stephen
Position at AIO: Teacher of Oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
9 years
I'm from... Lincoln, Nebraska
Right now I live in... Lincoln, Nebraska... after many years spent in other parts of the country
My favorite area of study is...
Language and culture
Blake Hocker
Position at AIO: teacher of oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
3 years
I'm from... West Virginia
Right now I live in... Wilmington, NC
My favorite area of study is...
human and environmental dynamics
Laura Kostenblatt
Position at AIO: Teacher of Oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
First year
I'm from... Keene, New Hampshire
Right now I live in... Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire
My favorite area of study is...
American Sign Language
Alison Harrell
Position at AIO: Teacher of Oceanography
I've worked at AIO:
First summer
I'm from... West Virginia
Right now I live in... New Hampshire
My favorite area of study is...
Conservation
Alec Heilman
Position at AIO: Intern staff
I've worked at AIO:
1st summer
I'm from... Chicago, Illinois
Right now I live in... Granville, Ohio
My favorite area of study is...
Environmental Conservation
Emily Klimczak
Position at AIO: Intern Staff
I've worked at AIO:
First summer
I'm from... Lancaster, New York
Right now I live in... Syracuse, New York
My favorite area of study is...
Environmental Science
Miranda Williams
Position at AIO: Intern staff
I've worked at AIO:
First year
I'm from... Cody, Wyoming
Right now I live in... Walla Walla, Washington
My favorite area of study is...
Conservation and Environmental Education
Pam Shelton
Position at AIO: Nurse
I've worked at AIO:
7 years
I'm from... Maine
Right now I live in... Portland, Maine
My favorite area of study is...
Sailing
David Uminski
Position at AIO: Head Cook
I've worked at AIO:
7 years
I'm from... San Antonio, Texas
Right now I live in... San Antonio, Texas
My favorite area of study is...
Hotel and Hospitality Management