People

Staff

Garry Brown

Founder & President

Ellen Brown

Associate Director

Ray Hiemstra

Associate Director of Programs

Dyana Peña

Deputy Director of Programs

Matt Sylvester

Communications Director

Claire Arre

Marine Restoration Director

Michaela Coats

Education Director

Genesee Ouyang

Education Coordinator

Suzanne Welsh

Volunteer Coordinator

Irene Cordero

Program Coordinator

Sarah Spinuzzi

Senior Staff Attorney

Lauren Chase

Staff Attorney

Barry Lee

Law Clerk

Board of Directors

Garry Brown

Founding Director at Orange County Coastkeeper

President

Robert King

Chairman

Vince Zimmerer

Retired

Vice Chairman

Janice Sclafani

Director of Healthcare at Essity Professional Hygiene-West US

Treasurer

James Parkhurst

Newport Bay Hospital

Secretary

Ellen Orange-Brown

Associate Director at Orange County Coastkeeper

Assistant Secretary (non-voting)

Alan Freeman

Sr. VP of Investments at UBS Financial Services

Member

Kara Adams

Managing Director at Ernst & Young

Member

Katherine Garcia

Director of Marketing & Communications at Web Marketing Therapy

Member

Mandana Massoumi

Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Member

Jeff Snow

Regional Manager at Disaster Recovery Center

Member

Membership Advisory Committee

Stephen Mayville Yorba Linda

Stephanie Pacheco – Fountain Valley

Dani Gold – Newport Beach

Esther Julier – Riverside

Tony Quiroz – Coachella Valley

Patricia Leal-Gutierrez – East Coachella Valley