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

Patrick Website

Patrick Irizarry

Volunteer Coordinator

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, Senior Manager, 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