- Society for Wetland Scientists (SWS)
- Omora Sub-Antarctic Research Alliance (OSARA)
- Virginia Tech University
- MSPhD program
- USDA Forest Service
- Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) (2008-2011)
- Assessing Secondary Succession in North Carolina (2010-2011) Led by Dr. Ryan Emanuel, of Appalachian State University, then North Carolina State University, the project involved two SEEDS chapters and two universities across North Carolina – Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU), Livingston College (LC), UNC Pembroke, and Western Carolina University (WCU). Students and faculty advisers were trained in LIDAR remote sensing, GIS, and field methods under the mentoring of Dr. Emanuel.