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Serge Dedina, Ph.D

Executive Director

 

As the Co-founder and Executive Director of WILDCOAST, Serge has helped to preserve more than three million acres of coastal and marine ecosystem... read more

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Eduardo Najera Ph.D

Director of COSTASALVAJE

Dr. Eduardo Nájera Hillman is a distinguished researcher and conservationist. Dr. Nájera oversees all of the conservation programs and operations ... read more

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Fay Crevoshay

Communications and Policy Director

As Policy Director Fay develops strategies and oversees the implementation of WILDCOAST’s public policy agenda in Mexico and partially in California, with... read more

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Zachary Plopper

Conservation Director

Zach oversees WILDCOAST's conservation programs in the U.S. and Mexico. Zach joined the WILDCOAST team in 2008 as the Wildlands Conservation Program M... read more

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Clark Labitan

Director of Finance and Administration

Clark oversees our financial management systems, human resources, administration and information management which entails managing WiLDCOAST’s financial r... read more

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Gabriela Ang Montes de Oca

Program Manager: Oaxaca´s Coast

Gaby manages our conservation projects in the coast of Oaxaca, focusing on sea turtle, coral reef and mangrove conservation. Her work includes implementing work... read more

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Diane Castañeda

Communications Coordinator

Diane manages all of WILDCOAST's communication channels such as social media, e-newsletters, website, blog post, etc. She is responsible for keeping you up... read more

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Mónica Franco

New Deputy Director for COSTASALVAJE

Monica manages our conservation program in Bahia Magdalena, Baja California Sur, as well as the Marine and Terrestrial Federal Zone (ZOFEMAT in Spanish) program... read more

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Tannia Frausto Illescas

Coordinator: Networking & Conservation Management (Mexico)

Tannia Frausto is WILDCOAST’s Wetlands Project Coordinator at our Mexico offices. Her main job is to support Mexico’s National Commission... read more

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Yolanda Garces

Executive Assistant

Yolanda manages our Executive Director’s busy calendar, appointments and travel arrangements. In addition, she takes on many administrative duties in the ... read more

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Gabriela Garcia

Conservation Program Coordinator for Oaxaca

Gaby leads our sea turtle conservation projects on the coast of Oaxaca and assists in the implementation and coordination of our coral reef and mangrove conserv... read more

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Sofia Gomez Vallarta

Program Coordinator: Los Cabos

Sofia manages our Cabo Pulmo and Los Cabos Conservation Program. She works together with different natural protected areas of the region and with a wide network... read more

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Francisco Martínez Vázquez

Wild Lands Coordinator

Francisco holds a Master's degree in Dry Lands Ecosystem Management from the Autonomous University of Baja California and has 15 years of experience in conserva... read more

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Armando Efrain Olachea

Legal Coordinator for Conservation Projects

Efrain is WILDCOAST’s legal advisor in Mexico. He's in charge of the negotiations and legal documentation of our Wildlands Project located in E... read more

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Omar Perez

Accounting Clerk

Omar is in charge of all accounting and bookkeeping duties; he also assist with managing Human Resources and the Employee Benefits administration.

Prior... read more

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Cory Pukini

Conservation Coordinator

Cory works to engage stakeholders in the management  and protection of Marine Protected Areas as well assist with the manag... read more

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Rosa Osuna

Administrator of COSTASALVAJE (Mexico)

General Administrator for the last five years, Rosa has helped set up and open a new office in Ensenada, Baja California.
 
Prior to working... read more

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Tarrant Seautelle

California MPA Watch Coordinator

Tarrant coordinates the statewide California MPA Watch Program, which is a citizen science monitoring effort that seeks to infor... read more

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Jonathan Tarín

Accountant

 

Jonathan graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC). He is responsible of managing... read more