Arctic Appointment

President Obama has named UNH marine school director Larry Mayer to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Larry Mayer — director of UNH’s School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, co-director of the UNH/NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center, professor of Earth sciences and ocean engineering — has yet another hat to wear: Presidential appointee. President Obama named Mayer to a four-year term on the U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC), an independent federal agency that advises the President and Congress, the White House announced.