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Board of Advisors

The Ocean Defenders Alliance Advisory Board is comprised of a diverse group of people who lend their skills, expertise, resources, and connections to aid in ODA’s mission.

The advisor role is an unpaid position with no legal requirements or fiduciary responsibilities, however, their advice and knowledge is helpful and greatly appreciated by ODA management.

Ranko Balog - Customs Broker
Kurt Stabel - Registered Investment Advisor
Carol Boot Storie - Marketing

Education & Ourtreach
Timothy A. Pearson - Marine sciences teacher

Fundraising and Nonprofit Operations
Alex Earl - Nonprofit executive management
Cheryl McCarthy
- Corporate fundraising
Linda Nicholes - Events and networking
Carla Robinson - Nonprofit Development & Communications
Chuck Swift – Planning and Operations

Stephen M. Boreman, Esq. - Attorney at law

Media & Arts
Walter Marti - Filmmaker
Julia S. Ransom - Writer, Photographer

Science & Conservation
Catherine W. Kilduff - Atorney
Lauren Saez - Fishery Biologist, National Marine Fisheries Service
Ian Tanaguchi - Marine Biologist

Marine Operations
Kevin Augarten - Medical safety coordinator
Chris Bell - Dive Instructor; Electronics Expert
Peter Fulks - Diver; videographer
Trevor Fulks - Diver; videographer
Jeff Larson - Electrical specialist
Rex Levi - Boat captain
Jason Manix - Dive team coordinator
Steve Millington - GUE Dive Instructor
Mike Wynd - Rebreather diver and equipment specialist

Jeff Connor - Computer Specialist and Diver
John Milligan - Computer and Electronic Specialist, Environmentalist
Tom Weisel - Engineer


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