June 3, 2019


GulfQuest Executive Director, Mike Dow, is pleased to announce that the maritime museum will host executives of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) on Wednesday, June 5 for a Press Conference at 9 AM.

GOMA Executive Director, Laura Bowie, will review the history of the organization, it’s broad coalition of partnerships, and the priority issues currently being addressed. She will also provide details on the 2019 “All Hands” annual meeting and workshops taking place at the Lodge at Gulf State Park June10-13.

“Gulf-Quest is a natural choice to host this event as we share similar missions in protecting, preserving and educating others on this wonderful asset called the Gulf of Mexico”, explained Mike Dow. “Many of our exhibits provide hands-on experiences that allow folks to gain an understanding of the value of the Gulf and the issues affecting its health.”

“The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is proud to hold the annual All Hands Meeting in Gulf Shores, Alabama this year” says Laura Bowie. “We thank GulfQuest for hosting the press conference. Through partnership with the Alliance, the Gulf States work to sustain the significant economic contribution of the region”.

WHO: GulfQuest Executive Director, Mike Dow; GOMA Executive Director, Laura Bowie

WHAT: Gulf of Mexico Alliance organization overview and preview of “All Hands” meeting

WHEN: Wednesday, June 5th, 9AM

WHERE: GulfQuest Maritime Museum, 155 South Water St., Mobile, Al

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is a regional ocean partnership working to sustain the resources of the Gulf of Mexico. Led by leadership of the five U.S. Gulf States and a network of federal agencies, academic organizations, businesses, and other non-profits.

The mission of GulfQuest/National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico is to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to understand and appreciate the Gulf Coast’s rich maritime heritage through exhibits, programs and activities.

CONTACT: David Calametti