Save The Waves Coalition

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Nik Strong-Cvetich
Nik Strong-Cvetich,  Executive Director
With over 7 years of experience leading innovative conservation projects, Nik's mission is to help provide coastal communities with the tools they need to be effec...

Nick Mucha
Nick Mucha,  Environmental and Program Director
Save the Waves Coalition is excited to welcome Nick Mucha as the new Environmental and Program Director.   Nick comes to Save the Waves Coalition with over 7 year...

Gavin Comstock
Gavin Comstock,  Operations and Program Manager
Gavin Comstock is a graduate of Christopher Newport University, in Newport News, VA, with a BS in Biology. Originally a teacher who transplanted from the east to the west c...

Amie Miller
Amie Miller,  Events Coordinator
Amie joined Save The Waves as the Events Coordinator in 2013, after participating as a volunteer in organizing for the annual fundraiser Life is a Wave for many years. As a...

Trey Highton
Trey Highton,  STW Film Festival Director
Born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA, Trey grew up around Hobie Cats and fishing boats and made frequent surf trips to the islands of the Outer Banks, NC. He followed an u...

Trent Hodges
Trent Hodges,  WSR & Surfonomics Fellow
Trent joins Save the Waves as a WSR and Surfonomics fellow.  He will be traveling to Bahia de Todos Santos, Mexico this summer to work with local partners in the esabl...

Fernando Ganoza
Fernando Ganoza,  Reserve Manager, Huanchaco, Peru WSR
In June 2014, Fernando Ganoza became the Manager of the Huanchaco World Surfing Reserve. Huanchaco was approved as a World Surfing Reserve by Save The Waves Coalition ...

Mara Arroyo Rodriguez
Mara Arroyo Rodriguez,  Reserver Manager, Bahía de Todos Santos WSR
Mara Arroyo grew up in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. She studied Architecture and completed a Masters Degree in Conservation of Architectural Patrimony at the Universi...

Sky Crawford
Sky Crawford,  Design & Communications Consultant
Sky began working for Save The Waves as a volunteer for the annual Ocean Revolution benefit concert. As a communications designer, he assists Save The Waves in areas of mar...