BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President: Keith Hagen

Keith attended Darton College in Albany, GA and Columbus College in Columbus, GA. A 47 year veteran of the financial industry, Keith is a Senior Vice President with ICI Consulting, now providing technology consulting to banks and credit unions throughout the United States.
“As an avid fisherman, I want the bay to be pristine and an enjoyable place for all.  Protecting the various species of bay water life should be paramount to everyone.  Bay Watch gives me the opportunity to be a part of the protection process.” ~ Keith H.

Vice President: VACANT

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Secretary: Mary Beth Barnett

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Treasurer: Chris Moser

Christian “Chris” Moser received her Master in Business Administration, Specializing in Environmental Affairs, while studying at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England, on a Rotary International Scholarship.  Her Bachelor of Science in Finance was obtained at Florida State University, and was completed while a full time employee at the Florida Department of Insurance. For over ten years, she worked as the Director of Marinas for the City, a Department Head position, managing both Panama City Marina and St. Andrews Marina. Currently, she focuses on volunteer work in the Community, through active participation on several local boards.

Water Quality Volunteer Chair: Bill Gunter

Following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps, Bill took advantage of the G.I. Bill to attend Auburn University, where he graduated summa cum laude after studying economics and history. Following law school at the University of Alabama, Bill worked as a litigator in insurance defense and for the State of Alabama’s Judicial Inquiry Commission. Bill moved to the area in 2019 and is currently a Bay County Assistant Public Defender.
Bill only recently moved to Bay County, but he quickly fell in love with its natural beauty. Driving over the Hathaway Bridge every morning at dawn and evening at dusk constantly reminds him how fortunate we are to live near St. Andrew Bay. “The Bay is truly unique, and I want to do my small part to help keep it beautiful.” ~ Bill G.

Living Shoreline Volunteer Chair: VACANT

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Outreach Chair: Charissa Thacker

As the Marketing Manager at Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort and long time SABW supporter, Charissa is the primary organizer of the Annual “Save the Bay” Golf Tournament. She also holds a BS. Communications.
“Having grown up snorkeling and collecting scallops in St. Andrew Bay since I was a kid, I feel called to help make sure that’s an experience that our community can enjoy for generations to come.” ~ Charissa T.

Member at Large: VACANT

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Scientific Advisor: Mark Cantrell

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STAFF

Program Director: Christina Cantrell

Christina oversees the Living Shoreline Initiative and Water Quality Program. Prior to working for Bay Watch, she was involved in several wetland and sea oat restoration projects as well as sea turtle, Choctawhatchee beach mouse and shore bird monitoring programs.  Christina holds a M.S. and B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from the University of Tennessee.