Save The Waves Coalition

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David Haynes
David Haynes,  Interim Board President
David Haynes is currently Managing Director for Greenmont Capital Partners, a venture capital firm located in Boulder, Colorado, which focuses on investing in green consume...

Dean LaTourrette
Dean LaTourrette,  Board Treasurer
Dean was a founding board member for Save The Waves, helping grow the organization from its infancy, and served as Executive Director from 2007-2012. An accomplished writer...

Sachi Cunningham
Sachi Cunningham,  Board Secretary
Sachi Cunningham is a documentary filmmaker, visual journalist and Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism at San Francisco State University. Previously, she was a...

Will Henry
Will Henry,  Board Member & STW Founder
Will Henry founded Save The Waves Coalition in 2001, in an effort to protect threatened waves on the island of Madeira. A regular visitor to Madeira since 1995, he was draw...

Ryan Seelbach
Ryan Seelbach,  Board Member
Ryan is an Environmental Remediation Project Manager for the Presidio Trust, a federal government corporation created to administer and manage the Presidio of San Francisco...

Greg Benoit
Greg Benoit,  Board Member
Greg has over 14 years integrating coastal and marine planning and policy with science and technology. Having served as a NOAA Coastal Services Center Coastal Management Fe...

Peter Reich
Peter Reich,  Board Member
Pete is currently an inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency's Oil Pollution Prevention Program.  Prior to his position at the EPA, which he has held sin...

Chad Nelsen
Chad Nelsen,  Board Member
Chad Nelsen is the CEO at the Surfrider Foundation where he has worked since 1998. At Surfrider, Chad is responsible for strategic guidance regarding environmental campaign...

Fernando Aguerre
Fernando Aguerre,  Board Member
Fernando Aguerre was born and raised in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, Argentina where, along with his brother and lifelong friend, Santiago, he got involved with surfi...

Gregory A. Jones
Gregory A. Jones,  Board Member
Greg Jones currently works for Google as the Global Director of New Business Sales.  As a "serial entrepeneur," Greg is also an angel investor and early-stag...

Mark Thomas
Mark Thomas,  Board Member
Mark has been trying to surf since 1970 when a wave bounced sideways off the Oceanside jetty and knocked out his front tooth.  Since then he's not only figured out...

Ted Chin
Ted Chin,  Board Member
Ted graduated with honors from U.C. Berkeley in 1994, and received his MBA from the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley in 2001. While at Cal, he majored in Resourc...

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