Marine Resources

Angela Smith – Founder of Shark Team One, is a passionate conservationist, photographer, explorer and ocean advocate.
Jeff Batton is a serial entrepreneur with a diverse professional background in start-ups, large corporations, and non-profit entities.
Jos Hill has fourteen years experience as a practitioner working at the nexus of conservation and poverty alleviation.
Ketscher grew up in Bettles, Alaska, just south of Gates of the Arctic. His parents ran a bush flying, outfitting, and fur buying business. Ketscher graduated from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks with a B.A.
Mark Gibson is a marine policy specialist currently working with WWF’s Market Transformation Initiative to implement rights-based management (RBM) in Latin American fisheries.
Daylin Muñoz-Nuñez is a marine scientist currently working with EDF’s Oceans Program to promote sustainable and responsible marine fishing practices. Daylin is currently responsible for conducting research and coordinating the activities of several EDF teams to develop so
Jorge Ramírez González is a marine biologist with a M.Sc. in Sustainable Marine and Coastal Management from the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (UABCS), Mexico.
Jingjie Chu, is a natural resource economist, working in the Global Program on Fisheries and Aquaculture at the World Bank.
Peter Dykstra is a lawyer with a practice focused on water rights, conservation real estate transactions, natural resources policy, and government relations at Plauche & Carr LLP.
Julie Morgan is the Executive Director of the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board. She has worked in the natural resources arena for more than ten years. A native of Pusan, Korea, Julie has taken to the Pacific Northwest like a fish to water.
Kate Pipkin is a native of Milwaukee, Wisc., but has lived throughout the eastern United States.  She graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee with a bachelor’s degree in Biology.
Since July 1999 Kelly has worked for American Rivers – a national, non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the nation’s rivers.  Kelly is the Associate Director of Water Resources and works on a national campaign to reform the Army Corps
Pamela works as a fisheries biologist for Environmental Defense to protect marine ecosystems by working with communities to improve fisheries management, protect endangered species, and conserve estuarine and marine habitats.  She employs a results-oriented approach and f
With more than a decade of senior non-governmental organization (NGO) experience, primarily in education, Mr.
Sergei specializes in hydroecosystems, water resources management and hydrobiology of urbanizing territories.
Kate Bonzon has a background in marine conservation and fisheries management, focusing on the interface between science and policy.  Working in both the non-profit and private industries, she is dedicated to responsible use of marine resources and production of sustainabl
Mam is a Cambodian native who received his B.A. in fishery science at the Agriculture Institute in Phnom Penh in 1990 and Master of Marine Management at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1996.
Brealey received a B.A. in English from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and went on to be a fly-fishing guide in northern British Columbia and on Vancouver Island.
As a marine official for WWF in Ecuador, Fred Sondheimer works with a variety of fisheries, ranging from international industrial enterprises to coastal artisanal communities, to help ensure that these extractive activities work in harmony with the marine ecosystems on wh
Jennifer Boyer is the director of Future West in Bozeman, Montana.
Sean Blacklocke graduated from the College of Charleston in 1990, with a B.S. in Marine Biology. He earned his M.S. in Environmental Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina and his M.S. in Applied Economics at Clemson University this spring.
Brett Howell is an environmental entrepreneur with extensive experience developing, implementing, and managing innovative conservation and sustainability-related programs.