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Jack Gazda

Shellfish Program Specialist

Jack joined the Center for Inland Bays in November 2022 as one of the Center’s Shellfish Program Specialists.

Growing up in Metuchen, New Jersey, the oldest of six siblings, created the lifetime traits of diplomacy and helping others. For the past seven years, Jack and his siblings have administered memorial scholarships in honor of their parents to two graduating Metuchen High School Seniors. Jack’s working career consisted of twelve years of progressive management roles with distribution and light manufacturing organizations, followed by 32 years of multi-location sales, service, operations, and facilities management within international organizations in the healthcare and water treatment industries.

Recently retired and relocated from their long-time Southern New Jersey home to Millsboro, Delaware, Jack and his wife, Barbara, are the proud parents of two girls, who are both in the healthcare field. Barbara and Jack enjoy taking advantage of lifetime passes to both the Delaware State and National Parks, walking, bike riding, the beach (ocean and bay), surf fishing, regaining golf swings, improving the landscaping of their home, and utilizing handyman skills at home and for family and friends. Jack is a Graduate of West Chester State College where he received his BS in Education.