Anne Smith, Program Manager, Virginia Clean Marina
Anne is a Marina Technical Advisory Specialist with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Marine Advisory Program in partnership with Virginia Sea Grant. Her primary job duties include managing the Virginia Clean Marina Program and assisting coastal communities through outreach projects, workshops and advisory work. In addition, she serves on several committees, including the Elizabeth River Project’s River Star Advisory Committee, the Virginia Marine Debris Leadership Team and Virginia’s internal Boating Infrastructure Grant Selection Committee. Prior to accepting the position at VIMS, Anne was employed at the Virginia Department of Health with the Marina Program. There, she worked with the Boating Infrastructure Grant and Clean Vessel Act as well as assisting marinas with regulatory compliance issues.