Parker was a member of Oceana’s founding Board of Directors. He is a trustee of the Oak Foundation, based in Switzerland, and oversees Oak’s environment program. Parker is also a marine biologist and received his Ph.D. in environmental sciences from Duke University.
Van Cleave’s business career encompasses work in mergers and acquisitions, sales and marketing and new business development. She has spearheaded successful fundraising efforts for political campaigns and conservation advocacy. She co-founded and co-chairs SeaChange, a record-breaking benefit for Oceana.
Bedolfe, the executive director of the Marisla Foundation, was one of Oceana's founders and led the organization from 2002 until 2008. Under his leadership, Oceana's efforts led to many victories for the oceans including the protection of over 640 million acres of ocean habitat from destructive bottom trawling (link), the commitment by the world's second … Ler mais
Gaviria served as the President of Colombia from 1990 to 1994, and as Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1994 until 2004. During his four-year presidential term, Colombia drafted a new, more democratic constitution.