NOAA Association of Commissioned Officers 

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Centered in Pascagoula, MS, the Gulf of Mexico ACO Chapter covers all active duty and retired NOAA Corps officers who reside or work in a Gulf Coast state (AL, FL, LA, MS, TX) or officers in nearby areas without direct representation. NOAA Corps officers interested in being an active member should contact GoM ACO leadership via aco.pascagoula@gmail.com to ensure they are updated in the GoM ACO’s records.


The GoM ACO looks to host regular events, aimed at connecting officers with one another and boosting morale. Events are open to all officers, including those from other regions visiting or temporarily working in the area. Please check back to the ACO calendar for future events. Hope to see you there!

GoM ACO Leadership


President: LT Melissa Trede

Vice President: LTJG Lola Ajilore

Secretary: ENS Nina Lesser

Treasurer: ENS TJ Houck

Members at-Large: LT Chris Duffy and ENS Samantha Flounders