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Jean Weiss

Jean Weiss grew up along the bayous of the Louisiana Gulf Coast where living off the land was truly a way of life. Although her family’s livelihood came from her father working offshore for over 30 years, her connection to Oceana began the day the BP Deepwater Horizon rig blew up and practically destroyed the … Read more

Jena King

Jena King is a philanthropist who created the Jena and Michael King Foundation with her late husband. Since 1999, the institution has focused its endowments on children and the environment. She also oversees a donor advised fund through the Jewish Community Foundation. In 2007, Jena was honored with Global Green’s Entertainment Industry Environmental Leadership Award, … Read more

Dr. Rashid Sumaila

Sumaila is Professor and Director, Fisheries Economics Research Unit & the OceanCanada Partnership at the University of British Columbia. He specializes in bioeconomics, marine ecosystem valuation and the analysis of global issues such as fisheries subsidies, illegal fishing, climate change and oil spills. Sumaila is deeply interested in how economics, through integration with ecology and … Read more

Gaz Alazraki

Gaz Alazraki is the writer and director of Mexico’s record breaking comedy Nosotros los Nobles (2013) and the Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Director of Club de Cuervos (2015) – Netflix’s first original series in Spanish. He heads Alazraki Entertainment, a Mexico City based production company focused on High Quality Entertainment for general audiences in Latin America and Hispanic USA.

David Rockefeller, Jr.

David Rockefeller, Jr. is a lifelong sailor and conservationist and was a Founder of Sailors for the Sea, now a component of Oceana.   He served on the Pew Oceans Commission and was previously the Citizen Chair of the National Park Foundation.  He and his wife Susan are active in overseeing an organic and biodynamic farm … Read more

Simon Sidamon-Eristoff

Sidamon-Eristoff leads the tax-exempt organizations group at Kalbian Hagerty LLP in Washington, DC.  He has deep experience working with national and international nonprofit organizations, both as a board member and as a staff member. His nonprofit experience includes chairing the boards of both the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and American Friends of Georgia. He has also … Read more

Loic Gouzer

Gouzer is an International Specialist and Deputy Chairman for the Post-War & Contemporary Art Department at Christie’s Auction House. Joining Oceana’s board of directors in 2013, he uses his position in the art world to raise money and draw attention to ocean conservation. Gouzer is also an avid freediver.

Susan Rockefeller

Rockefeller is a documentary filmmaker whose award-winning films have appeared on HBO and PBS.  Rockefeller also authored the ground-breaking Green At Work (Island Press)  that helped usher environmentally-friendly jobs into nontraditional arenas. She’s also a designer of inspirational jewelry.  She sits on the Program Committee of The Stone Barns for Sustainable Agriculture, the Global Leadership … Read more

Ted Danson

To most, Ted Danson is known for TV and movie acting roles, but for those in the conservation movement, he is much more famous for his work as a passionate ocean advocate and Oceana spokesman. The son of an archaeologist and anthropologist, Ted grew up understanding that cultures leave an imprint on the Earth and … Read more

Dr. Daniel Pauly

Pauly is a world renowned fisheries scientist. He currently serves as the Principal Investigator of the Sea Around Us Project at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries. His global, multi-year analyses of marine ecosystems has allowed him to reach startling and important conclusions – most critical among them that fish populations … Read more