– Coast Builders Coalition (CBC) supports local, state, federal and private funding opportunities for the Gulf Coast. We have successfully advocated for key state and federal funding streams for the coast.
– We are an active industry partner for public and private entities active in projects along the Gulf Coast. CBC seeks ways to partner with other coastal advocates and provide important industry insight on coastal initiatives.
– Coast Builders Coalition promotes the development of science, technology and workforce initiatives that are the foundation for achieving a sustainable Gulf Coast. For example, we have partnered with economic development organizations to promote coastal innovation, provided feedback on a number of coastal workforce initiatives and promoted the development of coastal expertise along the Gulf Coast.
Coast Builders Coalition members include:
Callan Marine – www.callanmarineltd.com
HDR – www.hdrinc.com
Louisiana Property Acquisition Company, LLC (LaPac) – www.lapacllc.com
Stantec – www.stantec.com
Weeks Marine – www.weeksmarine.com
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock – www.gldd.com
Manson Gulf – www.mansonconstruction.com
Cycle Construction, LLC – cycleconstruction.com
Resource Environmental Solutions – www.res.us
Delta Land Services – www.deltaland-services.com
Volkert – www.volkert.com
Fugro – www.fugro.com
Encore Dredging Partners – www.encoredredgingpartners.com
AECOM – www.aecom.com
Archer Western Construction – www.thewalshgroup.com
Dutra Group – www.dutragroup.com
Mike Hooks – www.mikehooks.com
Neel-Schaffer Engineering – www.neel-schaffer.com
Scott Kirkpatrick serves as the President of the Coast Builders Coalition. Located in Baton Rouge, Mr. Kirkpatrick works at Pelican State Partners where he represents a variety of clients on government relations matters. An attorney, Mr. Kirkpatrick previously worked in Washington, D.C. for former Senator John Breaux and former Congressman Richard Baker. Mr. Kirkpatrick also served as the natural resources, transportation and environment policy advisor to Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco.