Natalie Davis, M.S.
Natalie Davis joined the Harte Research Institute as a Project Coordinator in October 2018. Mrs. Davis manages and coordinates the oyster aquaculture program under Dr. Joe Fox. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Marine Biology at Texas A&M University-Galveston in 2009 and a Master’s of Science in Coastal Zone Management at NOVA Southeastern University in Florida in 2012.
She has a diverse background in marine science and coastal management as well as extensive experience in environmental regulations. Her previous employments include the Port of Corpus Christi Authority as an Environmental Permitting Specialist and Berg-Oliver Associates, Inc. as a natural resource Project Manager. Her regulatory experience and accomplishments as a project manager have helped define her understanding of the environmental requirements for numerous projects and provide assistance in critical development and resource management decisions.
Mrs. Davis serves on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council as the Diving Operations seat. Her roles are to provide knowledge and expertise as they pertain to the protection and use of the natural resources the Sanctuary provides. She is currently chairing the proposed Visitor Permit Program and is a member of the proposed Sanctuary Boundary Expansion Working Group.