The Leadership Tier of the Coastal Resilience Collaborative (CRC) is composed of representatives of goverments, the private sector, NGO's and universities that have a stakeholder interest in coastal issues and solutions. The four sectors are focus groups with a chair for each that provides leadership to the sector group.
|Temporary Chair||Tom Armstrong||Whitford Remer||Emily Pidgeon||Joan Fitzgerald|
|Chair’s Organization||White House USGCRP||ASCE||Conservation Int.||Northeastern Univ.|
|Member Organizations||City of Durban, S.A.||Rand Corporation||World Wildlife Fund||University of Florida|
|Bangladesh DOI||Atkins||ICMA||Stanford Woods Inst.|
|City of Rotterdam||Arup||ICLIE||UNESCO-IHE|
|City of Danang||IBM||Florida Earth||Rice|
|City of Alexandria||Swiss RE||100 Resilient Cities||TU Delft|
|USACE IWR||UBS||IWA||Scripps Oceanographic|
|NASA Earth Sciences||Ashoka||Tyndall Institute|
|Co-Chair||Stan Bronson||Florida Earth Foundation|
|Katharine Cross||International Water Association|
|Nicholas Shufro||RISE Initiative and PwC|
Input from CRC Partners:
Dr. Anita Chandra, Director of justice, Infrastructure & Environment, Rand Corporation
Dr. Tom Armstrong, Executive Director, US Global Change Research Program, Office of the President
"For example- Late last week, Maarten Smits and A.G. Segeren from Deltares came on a requested visit to my office to discuss how we can work more closely. I told them about our (quite coincidental it appears) meeting with you on the establishment of a knowledge bank and system for info transfer. I also suggested that we (USGCRP and Deltares) use your developing structure for coordinating and sharing of priority-based climate, adaptation and resilience information (including data, derivative information, tools and decision support) that both agencies have parts of- but not enough to be considered sufficient for doing their jobs most effectively. Your Knowledge platform could help in facilitating the communication and development of joint goals, cooperative fact finding efforts, filed-based meetings and workshops and the overall bringing together of technical experts and program and policy leaders that have the ability and the authority to develop new and change existing policies regarding Federal response to climate change impacts and effects, including relevant water issues. Both A.G. and Maarten seemed very amenable to that idea. So, it seems that the next step is for us to talk and figure out a way to make this all happen if you think this is an appropriate path forward."
For a PowerPoint presentation on the program, click here.