Terry D. Garcia, Chair

Terry D. Garcia is currently president of Exploration Ventures, a company providing strategic advice to global clients.   Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Science and Exploration Officer for the National Geographic Society.  Prior to joining National Geographic in 1999, Garcia was Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Deputy Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).