About

Mission

The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 250,000 supporters, activists and members worldwide. For more information on the Surfrider Foundation, visit www.surfrider.org.


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The Georgia Chapter

The Surfrider Foundation Georgia Chapter is the result of the 2013 merger of the Atlanta Chapter (founded in 2009) and the Low Country/Coastal Georgia Chapter (founded in 2007).

Our mission is to protect the ecologically rich and sensitive Georgia coastline, and all the waterways and watersheds across our great state. The one hundred miles of Georgia coastline contains one third of the remaining coastal marsh on the entire Atlantic seaboard, and 70% of the commercial fish stock in the Atlantic Ocean depend on the marshland. Georgia’s salt marsh is a $6 billion economic engine through tourism, fishing, recreation and protection of property from storm damage.

Georgia’s salt marsh is a $6 billion economic engine through tourism, fishing, recreation and protection of property from storm damage. – See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2014/04/earth-day-present-from-nathan-deals-administration-threatens-to-destroy-states-fragile-coastal-marshes/#sthash.KV6uuYD1.dpuf
Georgia’s salt marsh is a $6 billion economic engine through tourism, fishing, recreation and protection of property from storm damage. – See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2014/04/earth-day-present-from-nathan-deals-administration-threatens-to-destroy-states-fragile-coastal-marshes/#sthash.KV6uuYD1.dpuf
Georgia’s salt marsh is a $6 billion economic engine through tourism, fishing, recreation and protection of property from storm damage. – See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2014/04/earth-day-present-from-nathan-deals-administration-threatens-to-destroy-states-fragile-coastal-marshes/#sthash.KV6uuYD1.dpuf
Georgia’s salt marsh is a $6 billion economic engine through tourism, fishing, recreation and protection of property from storm damage. – See more at: http://saportareport.com/blog/2014/04/earth-day-present-from-nathan-deals-administration-threatens-to-destroy-states-fragile-coastal-marshes/#sthash.KV6uuYD1.dpuf

Executive Committee

Clay Davidson, Chairperson
Ashley Workman, Vice Chair
Fuller Callaway, Treasurer
Victoria Stamps, Volunteer Coordinator
John Coyne, Ocean Friendly Gardens Coordinator
Patrick Lynch, At-Large Member
Micah Geisler, At-Large Member

Coastal Georgia Committee

Ashley Workman, Chairperson

Ocean Friendly Garden Committee

John Coyne, Chairperson

Rise Above Plastics Committee

Pam Longobardi, Chairperson

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