Margaret Boshek, P.E. , Coastal Engineer at SmithGroup in Madison, Wisconsin with national and international experience in the planning and design of waterfront recreational developments in riverine, lakes, and coastal environments. Specific expertise in planning and design of small craft harbor including protection structures and fixed and floating marine infrastructure that accounts for dynamic environmental conditions influenced by changing lake levels, ice engineering, and flood defenses.
Tim Mason, P.E., Principal Engineer Applied Technology and Management with over 27 years of marina planning, design, and construction of marinas that berth vessels from 25 to over 300 feet in the United States, Caribbean Basin, and Middle East Regions. Tim is a contributing author to WG Publications 134 and 149 as well as lecturing on small craft shoreline stabilization and floating dock infrastructure as several US and International marina conferences.
Nicole Pauly, P.E. – Marine Structural Engineer at Moffatt & Nichol with specific experience in the planning, permitting, and design of fixed and floating infrastructure that supports marinas, boat yards, and Superyachts facilities in Florida and the Caribbean Basins. Nicole’s background focuses on the development and application of structural loads that inform the design of fixed and floating docks and their foundations as well as the utility requirements and routing to support homeport and transient facilities.
Megan Lagasse is the Marine Director at the Pier 66 Hotel and Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; a premier facility catering large yachts and superyachts that call on South Florida. With over 19-years working in the marina industry, which includes 10-year serving in various roles at superyacht facilities at Yacht Haven Grande Marina, Bahia Mar Marina, and Pier 66 Marina, she understands the operational aspects of facility maintenance, staff management, and business development that are the fundamentals of supporting the superyacht community.