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Name Position Phone
Greg Gorga Executive Director (805) 962-8404 ext. 103
Emily Falke Deputy Director, Curator & Director of Education (805) 962-8404 ext. 111
Chrissey Deferville Facility Rentals Coordinator (805) 962-8404 ext. 106
Lis Perry Development & Membership Coordinator, Grant Writer (805) 962-8404 ext. 102
Dennis Schuett Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator (805) 962-8404 ext. 114
Jennifer Haake Guest Services & Volunteer Coordinator (805) 962-8404 ext. 110
Linda Tappeiner Accountant (805) 962-8404 ext. 105
William Cochran Facility Maintenance Coordinator & Facility Assistant
Tom Towle Tech Support
Brendan O’Connell Lecture Coordinator & Store Assistant (805) 962-8404 ext. 115
Lydia Kaestner Event Coordinator & Store Assistant (805) 962-8404 ext. 115
April Nicholson Store Assistant (805) 962-8404 ext. 115

Board of Directors

Hank Mitchel, President
Gail Anikouchine, VP & Treasurer
Don Barthelmess, Secretary
Steve Berkus
Roger Chrisman
Andrew Cooper
Steve Epstein
Paul Johnson
Elsbeth Kleen
Francie Lufkin
Misha Marr
Keith J. Mautino
Michael M. McCorkle
Leslie Power
Wilson Quarré
Robert V. Schwemmer
Willard Thompson
Sigrid Toye
Chuck Wilson
George Writer

Advisory Council

Roberta Cordero
Chumash Maritime Association
Nick DiNapoli
Sylvia Earle
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence
Russell E. Galipeau, Jr.
Channel Islands Nat’l Park
Erin Graffy de Garcia
Hillary Hauser
Heal the Ocean
Preston Hotchkis
Peter Howorth
Marine Mammal Center
Robert Kieding
Robert Kirby
Leslie Leaney
Historical Diving Society USA
Chris Mobley
Channel Islands Nat’l Marine Sanctuary
Charles T. Munger
William Pearlman
Dr. J. Brian Sarvis
Former Superintendent,Santa Barbara School District
Brooke Sawyer, Ed. D.
Jean K. Schuyler