Coastal Zone Foundation names Prouse as newest Certified Coastal Practitioner

Fort Myers, FL –

The Coastal Zone Foundation (CZF) is pleased to announce that William “Mick” Prouse has earned the designation of Certified Coastal Practitioner™ (CCP) professional credential.

Earning the CCP designation distinguishes Prouse as having a broad knowledge base and understanding of the interrelationships that exist among different coastal professions.

Prouse graduated from Texas A&M University-Galveston with a degree in Offshore and Coastal Engineering. He began his professional work providing survey assistance on over 25 different Texas coastal projects, specializing in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) photogrammetry. Prouse currently works as a Coastal Engineer overseeing construction of beneficial-use marsh restoration in Galveston Bay.

Said Prouse: “I am excited to continue my career as a Certified Coastal Practitioner by applying my knowledge to the dynamic Texas coast.”

To earn the CCP credential, candidates must complete a series of 10 short courses offered by the Coastal Zone Foundation in cooperation with the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). The CCP program provides participants with multidisciplinary instruction on comprehensive coastal management and defines the body of knowledge, which reflects best practices for coastal practitioners.

The Coastal Zone Foundation was formed in 1984 with the purpose of advancing scientific and related engineering and planning knowledge. Please visit to learn more.