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 has been living in Santa Cruz and working for the environment for the last 9 years. He is a graduate of Christopher Newport University with a BS in Biology. ...

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...

Justin Wright
Justin Wright,  Center For Blue Economy Fellow
Justin joins Save The Waves Coalition as a World Surfing Reserve Fellow while studying at the Monterey Institute for International Studies.  Justin is an International...

Trey Highton
Trey Highton,  STW Research & Communications Fellow
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...