Alabama State Charity

Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism and Sustainability

Based in Gulf Shores, Alabama, The Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability is dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism, raising environmental awareness, and encouraging the stewardship of the Gulf Coast’s natural resources in order to increase community resilience, strengthen the coastal economy, and enhance the quality of life of the residents and visitors of the Gulf Coast Region. The Center carries out its mission through a variety of programs, including ecological restoration, youth education initiatives, sustainable living instruction, field studies and service learning, and more.

Alabama Committee

  • Chandler Shields, Exec. Member
  • Alexa Green, Chairman
  • Lee Bonner, Vice Chairman

Alabama Sponsors

  • COLSA Corporation
  • Southern Company
  • Poarch Band of Creek Indians
  • PowerSouth Energy
  • Airbus Americas, Inc.
  • Alabama Broadcasters Association
  • TikTok
  • Alabama State Society
  • Baldwin County EMC
  • Janee and Jo Bonner
  • Thompson Engineering
  • Alabama Farmers Federation
  • Brinson Interiors, Inc,
  • Dixie Bones BBQ
  • Protective Life Corporation
  • Red Pines Strategy, LLC
  • Rocket Lab
  • University of South Alabama
  • U.S. Space and Rocket Center
  • Zeke’s Marina
  • Volkert, Inc.
  • Dynamis
  • Regions Bank
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Balch & Bingham LLP
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • Crossroads Strategies
  • Leidos
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Miller Strategies
  • United Launch Alliance
  • Adams and Reese
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • Jill’s Sweet Memories
  • Bake My Day
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • OWA Parks & Resort
  • Suzanne Respess
  • University of Alabama System