John Galluzzo

John Galluzzo, Secretary, Hanover

John Galluzzo is Executive Director of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association and an experienced naturalist who documents the beauty and history of the South Shore region. He is the director of education for the South Shore YMCA's South Shore Natural Science Center, a member of the federally-appointed Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, and the author of more than 35 books on history and nature.

In 2011, John took 30-minute nature walks in the state’s 351 communities. His subsequent book, Half An Hour A Day Across Massachusetts, recounts his adventures. A frequent blogger, he is a freelance contributor to various publications, including the Hull Times and South Shore Living magazine, and is heard regularly on WATD-FM, 95.9, and other shows. Among his other books are Lifesavers of the South Shore: A History of Rescue & Loss and The North River: Scenic Waterway of the South Shore.

A resident of Hanover, John has been a member of the Manet Board of Directors since January 2011. He is also a patient at Manet’s Hull practice site.