SETAC Global Staff
SETAC Europe Staff
SETAC North America Staff
Greg joined SETAC as a member in 1983 while working as a consultant on several SETAC-related projects. Through these projects he was introduced to several of the founding members of SETAC and to other members who were instrumental in the early development of the Society. When the new SETAC assistant executive director position was created in 1994, Greg was the successful applicant for that job and thus began his more than 24-year career with SETAC. As assistant executive Director, Greg was responsible for the planning and execution of more than 25 SETAC Pellston Workshops and eight SETAC technical workshops along with planning support for SETAC North America annual meetings. In 2007, Greg was promoted to SETAC North America Executive Director and manager of the SETAC staff in Pensacola, Florida; Salem, Massachusetts; and Raleigh, North Carolina, for global and North America geographic unit activities. Greg received his master’s degree in biology from the University of New Mexico and his bachelor's degree in biology from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Greg is a true believer in SETAC’s science-based, multisector, multidisciplinary approach for solving environmental problems!
Jason joined SETAC in June 2005 as the IT Manager. He has over 20 years of experience in information technology, and prior to SETAC he served as a network consultant with SC&G, which is one of the largest CPA-led business advisory firms in the Southeast. Prior to SC&G, Jason served as a network engineer for several internet providers in Florida. Jason is a veteran of the US Air Force where he served as a crew chief on F-16s during Operation Southern Watch. Originally from Minnesota, Jason has resided in Florida since 1999 with his wife, two children and two cats. Jason’s hobbies include fine woodworking, leathercraft, cycling, hiking, classic automobiles, motorcycles and writing poetry.
Sabine joined SETAC in 2010 and is the North America communications manager. She holds a master’s degree in journalism and communication sciences from the University of Klagenfurt in Austria. She started her professional career in Austria as well, first laying out and designing newspaper content, later in an ad agency. She met Paul, her husband, while sailing on Pensacola Bay, and after a two-years of international courtship, she moved to Pensacola in 2003. After 10 years in the agency world, where she worked on public relations, content creation and web design, she was excited to combine her passion (a proud treehugger) and professional talents to promote Environmental Quality Through Science®.
Languages: English, German, Italian
Linda has been with SETAC since 2004. She manages all accounting for SETAC and SETAC North America, which includes financial reporting, day-to-day operations, and the tax filings and audit supervision. Linda is the point of contact for SETAC North America meeting exhibitors. Her work with payroll brings her into the human resources arena as well. Prior to SETAC, Linda worked with AFLAC shareholder services, managing individual stock purchases and working within the overall stock program for the company. When not crunching numbers, Linda loves time with her family, traveling and reading.
Tee started at SETAC in 2001, and in her tenure here has worn many hats. While her primary remit is accounts receivable, her invaluable experience ranges across membership management, meeting registration, sales and so much more. Tee earned her degree in accounting from the University of Phoenix Georgia. When she is not running the office behind-the-scenes, she enjoys spoiling her nine grandchildren and first great grandchild.
Dusty officially joined the SETAC team in June 2016 as communications specialist. Since then, he has assisted in the development of countless communications and design initiatives, from crafting the visual identity of North America annual meetings to building SETAC Globe issues, annual reports and so much more. As a University of West Florida graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, he brings a plethora of creative skills to SETAC. Outside of SETAC, Dusty enjoys running, weight-lifting and following the Dallas Cowboys.
Jen has worked with SETAC since 2009 and was hired on as staff in 2012. She oversees the publications program, which includes the society journals Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry and Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. Jen has 18 years of scientific publishing experience, having worked at Cell Press, Blackwell Publishing and Wiley. She holds a degree in English from the University of Florida and recently graduated from the Nonprofit Management Program at Duke University. In her spare time, Jen is the convener of the League of Women Voters Salem unit, volunteers at the North Shore Rape Crisis Center, and she enjoys the outdoors, reading and spending time with her aging pooch.
Nikki holds a bachelor’s degree in Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science/Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management from the University of West Florida. Organizing SETAC North America annual meetings has been her main focus since joining SETAC in 2006, but she has also planned numerous board meetings, workshops and focused topic meetings throughout the world. Nikki is a member of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), which afforded her the opportunity to travel to Dubai to participate in a panel discussion for international meeting planners. Outside of the office, Nikki enjoys traveling, naps, reading and spending time with her neurotic dog, Travis.
Tamar joined SETAC as the Scientific Affairs Manager in 2016 where she enjoys pushing to advance sciences at SETAC. Prior to that, she was Principal Scientist and Leader of the United States Risk Assessment Practice at an international consulting firm. When she came to SETAC, Tamar brought more than 18 years of technical experience as an environmental consultant focused on ecological and human health risk assessment and sustainability. While SETAC was her first foray working in the non-profit sector, Tamar had lots of experience in the non-profit world serving on boards and volunteering. Tamar has a master of science in public health and bachelor of science in chemistry. For continuing education, she has a certificate in non-profit management and another in sustainability leadership. She enjoys reading, hiking, knitting and gardening.
Languages: English, Arabic, French
Laura has been with SETAC for more than ten years. Her focus at SETAC is to ensure all members are provided with the services they need for an enjoyable and productive experience with the organization. Laura is our resident expert on the membership management system and is responsible for on-boarding new members and retaining existing members, and she sits ex officio on several SETAC North America committees. Laura has attended numerous professional training courses on data curation systems and member management. In her spare time, Laura volunteers with Hospice and can throw a mean left hook.