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Joshua Broder Joins Board of Directors of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute

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PORTLAND, ME (March 7, 2012) Tilson is pleased to announce that Joshua Broder, Tilson’s President, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI). Based in Portland, GMRI catalyzes solutions to the complex challenges of ocean stewardship and economic growth in the Gulf of Maine bioregion. The organization provides technical expertise and nuanced stakeholder engagement to solve tough challenges. GMRI’s programs position New England fisheries to emerge as sustainability models, expand coastal communities’ capacity to innovate and compete, and prepare Maine students to lead the nation in science literacy.

“I’m honored to join GMRI’s Board,” said Broder. “GMRI is conducting world class research, offering interactive, innovative learning opportunities for Maine students, and creating and implementing programs to engage stakeholders and the general public. I look forward to working with the Board and staff over the coming years.”

As President of Tilson, Broder is responsible for strategy, leadership, and business development across the Tilson family of companies. Founded in 1996, Tilson is a family of consulting firms providing IT and telecommunications consulting services for private and public sector clients. Broder joined Tilson in 2006, following service as an Army communications officer.

Contact: Emma P. Lishness at or (207) 591-6427.

About GMRI: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI): GMRI is unique in its capacity to catalyze solutions to the complex challenges of stewardship and economic growth. GMRI provides an unusual mix of science, education and community programs to sustain both the region’s marine resources and the communities that depend on them. The organization’s success is measured by healthy ecosystems, inspired students, sustainable industries, and vibrant communities. Learn more at

About Tilson: Tilson provides IT and telecommunications consulting and project management services for private and public sector clients. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, Tilson has satellite offices in New York, New York and Zug, Switzerland. Learn more at