IN THE NEWS | Oceanit’s CEO Appointed to Hawaii Governor’s Advisory Committee on Marine Affairs


HONOLULU, HI, June 7, 2024 – Oceanit Founder and CEO Patrick Sullivan, Ph.D., PE, was among the new members announced this week as appointees to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Marine Affairs. Governor Josh Green had initially announced the committee’s creation on Earth Day, April 22, 2024, with Governor Green designating David Karl, Ph.D., to serve as chair.

Patrick Sullivan joins 14 other distinguished individuals, each selected for their unique contributions from areas of Hawai’i government, business, education, and community-based organizations. The Advisory Committee on Marine Affairs, with its collective wealth of expertise, will guide and advise the State on the preservation, stewardship, and sustainable management of Hawaiʻi’s invaluable marine resources, ensuring a promising future for our marine ecosystem.

“With Professor Karl’s leadership, I am confident that these distinguished individuals bring invaluable expertise and commitment to the preservation of Hawaiʻi’s marine resources,” said Governor Green. “Their contributions will be crucial in guiding the state toward a sustainable and thriving marine ecosystem.”

Read the Office of the Governor’s press release here: