Meaghan Gass

Extension Educator, Saginaw Bay District


Works with coastal communities and businesses in the Saginaw Bay region of Michigan to apply science-based knowledge to address Great Lakes issues. Counties include: Arenac, Bay, Tuscola, Huron, and Sanilac counties

Professional interests

  • Coastal Tourism
  • Community Resiliency
  • Great Lakes Literacy
  • Healthy Coastal Ecosystems
  • Place-Based and Natural Resources Education


  • A. Illinois State University (Political Science, French)
  • A. Saint Louis University (Political Science)

Professional Experience

  • Network Coordinator for the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, 2015-2018
  • Board Member of Huron Pines, a non-profit with a mission to protect the Great Lakes by conserving the forests, lakes and streams of northeast Michigan, 2016-2018
  • Plastics F.L.O.A.T. 4-H Club Leader, 2017-2018
  • Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member serving with the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, 2015
  • Electronic Media Manager – Youth Leadership Program with Belarus, 2013-2014

Bay City: (989) 895-4026 ext. 5
Standish (989) 846-4111 ext. 9032

Michigan Sea Grant Extension
515 Center Avenue
Suite G-102
Bay City, MI 48708


MSU Extension Arenac County Office
120 North Grove Street
P.O. Box 745
Standish, MI 48658