Extension Director/Administrator, Community and Economic Development, Marketing/Communications, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Steve Sempier serves as the Outreach and Deputy Director of Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) where he leads the program’s extension, outreach, and education team. In addition, he has led or coordinated several Gulf-wide Sea Grant initiatives and currently leads the Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant oil spill science outreach team, which include extension and communication professionals across five states. The oil spill science outreach team identifies needs and delivers research results for people whose livelihoods depend on a healthy Gulf of Mexico. Steve earned his Ph.D. in Coastal Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, M.S. in Marine Resource Management at Oregon State University, and B.S. in Marine Science at Eckerd College, Florida.