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ETEC Meeting: Explore Oak Ridge Update & ETEC Yearly Business Meeting
December 1, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am EST
On Friday, December 1, Marc DeRose, president of Explore Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge’s Convention and Visitors Bureau, will give an update on cultural tourism in Oak Ridge. The annual ETEC member business meeting will also be held. At the business meeting, the membership will elect the 2018 ETEC officers and Board members. All members and guests are encouraged to attend.
Marc DeRose – Biography
Hometown: Sault Ste, Marie, Canada
Currently, lives in Oak Ridge with wife Shannon and two daughters, Lily and Maisie.
Bachelor of Science: Biology and Environmental Science
Trent University (Peterborough, Canada)
Master of Science: Biology, Quantitative Genetics
McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
Past 15 years coach rowing professionally at various levels (junior, NCAA, National, International)
Collegiate Positions held:
Univ. of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
Columbia University (NYC, NY)
Univ. of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
Univ. of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
Rowing Canada – Assistant Juniors Coach (Montreal, CAN, 1999 Jr. World Championships)
US Rowing – Under-23 Lightweight Men’s Coach (Connecticut, 2007 U-23 World Championships)
Guatamala Rowing – Lightweight sculling coach (2005 World Championships)
Montreal Rowing Club (Montreal, CAN)
St. George’s School (Vancouver, CAN)
Oak Ridge Rowing (Oak Ridge. TN)
President – Explore Oak Ridge (Oak Ridge’s Convention and Visitors Bureau)
Responsible for maximizing the economic impact of visitors on Oak Ridge.
General Aviation – Pilot (in training)