Matthew Gonser (B.S. NTRES ’06, M.L.A. ’12, M.R.P. ’12) will be joining the University of Hawai’i at Manoa Sea Grant College Program as an extension agent, focusing on community planning as a member of the Center for Smart Building and Community Design. Matthew will work as an intermediary between the academic and professional worlds, coordinating community and local agency efforts, as well as acting as liaison to the EPA’s Office of Sustainable Communities and the National NEMO Network (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials).