Our staff is comprised of science and policy experts who are passionate about understanding and protecting the Santa Monica Bay and the Bay watershed.

Tom Ford
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Chief Executive Officer

Heather Burdick
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Director of Marine Operations, Operations Support Manager

Katie Blessing
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Marine Programs Aquarist Technician, Communications Assistant

Olivia Carmack
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Marine Programs Field Technician

Andrea Carrassi
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Community Engagement Coordinator

Sara Cuadra
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Watershed Program Coordinator

Julie Du Brow
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Communications Specialist

Chris Enyart
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Watershed Program Manager

Kevin Fistanic
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Watershed Program Field Technician

Addis Gonzalez
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Watershed Program Field Technician

Ben Grime
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Marine Program Manager

Maggie Jenkins
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Watershed Project Manager

Dane Lazarus
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Watershed Program Coordinator

Paola Maravilla
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Administrative Assistant

Rilee Sanders
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Marine Project Manager

Kendall Soriano
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Community Engagement Coordinator

Abigail Sucsy
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Administrative Assistant

Georgia Tunioli
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Community Engagement Program Manager