Tracie Sempier, Ph.D.

Coastal Storms Outreach Coordinator
Tracie Sempier, Ph.D.


228-818-8829 228-818-8841


703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS



Tracie Sempier serves as the Coastal Storms Program Outreach Coordinator at Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant. She works with communities to help them become more resilient.

A native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sempier holds a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Mississippi State University. She has a master's in science and mathematics from Oregon State University and a bachelor’s degree in marine science and biology from the University of Alabama. Tracie began working with Sea Grant in 2008.

She also serves as the regional program manager for the Gulf of Mexico Alliance.

Program Involvement

Coastal Storms Program

The Coastal Storms Program is a nationwide effort to help coastal residents reduce the impacts storms have on their families, communities, property and environment.

Climate Outreach Community of Practice

The Climate Community of Practice brings together extension, outreach and education professionals and community official in the Gulf to learn how coastal communities can adapt to sea-level rise, precipitation changes and other climate-related issues.