People

SCIPP Advisory Committee
Mississippi


Tracie Sempier

Coastal Storms Outreach Coordinator
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium


Biography

Dr. Tracie Sempier is the Coastal Storms Outreach Coordinator for the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium. She is working to design a Coastal Storms outreach and education program that will introduce people to storms tools, information, and partnerships. In this capacity she works with local communities, state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, port authorities, emergency and floodplain managers, residents, and other audiences to try and decrease the negative impacts of coastal storms on families, communities, the environment, natural resources, and property. Tracie has over fifteen years of professional experience in education and outreach with various audiences in formal and informal learning environments. She completed her Ph.D. at Mississippi State University in Curriculum and Instruction, has a M.S. in Science and Mathematics Education from Oregon State University, and holds a B.S. in Marine Science and Biology from the University of Alabama.