St Mary’s College Professor of Biology Robert W. Paul officially took office on January 1 as board chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Paul served as chairman-elect for 2015-16, and now will assume a two-year term as chairman.
The Alliance is one of the oldest and well-respected non-profits working throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Since 1971, the Alliance has built strong and diverse partnerships among individuals, communities, businesses, and governments in the five-state region and the District of Columbia. The organization is working toward a future where the Bay and its watershed experience improved water quality and habitat through the committed environmental stewardship of those who live and work in the Chesapeake watershed.