Our People

Garry W. Brown

Founding Director

Ellen A. Orange Brown

Associate Director

Ray Hiemstra

Associate Director of Programs

Colin Kelly

Senior Staff Attorney

Sarah Spinuzzi

Staff Attorney

Katie Nichols

Marine Restoration Director

Dyana Pena

Education Director

Cristina Website

Cristina Robinson

Education Coordinator

Marianne Hugo

Coastkeeper Garden Director

Cari Hachmann

Cari Hachmann

Creative Director

Media + Communications

Megan Brousseau

Associate Director- Inland Empire Waterkeeper

Korina Rangel

Programs Coordinator- Inland Empire Waterkeeper

Nina Waszak

Associate Director- Coachella Valley Waterkeeper

Board of Directors

Steve Bone, Board Chairman, Orange County Coastkeeper
Garry Brown, Founder & President, Orange County Coastkeeper
Ellen Orange-Brown, Assistant Board Secretary, (non-voting) Orange County Coastkeeper
James Parkhurst, Board Treasurer, President, Newport Bay Hospital
Bob King, Board Secretary, CPA, Hall & Company

                                                                                                                                                        

Kara Adams, Managing Director, Ernst & Young
Alan Freeman, Sr. VP of Investments, UBS Financial Services
Mandana Massoumi, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
John Weispfenning, Chancellor, Coast Community College District
Mark Draper, President, Spring Creek Investors, LLC
Vince Zimmerer, Executive Vice President, W. Brown & Associates      Janice Sclafani, Regional VP of Sales, Essity Professional Hygiene-West US         

Membership Advisory Committee

Steve Mayville, Orange County

Stephanie Pacheco, Orange County

Erin Swinfard, Inland Empire

Heather Williams, Inland Empire

Frank Ruiz, Coachella Valley

Tony Quiroz, Coachelly Valley