Ocean Council


The Ocean Council is a select group of academic, business, policy and philanthropic leaders who represent and support Oceana’s efforts on the global stage. Members provide a wide range of talents and resources to inform and support Oceana’s programming and the advancement of our mission.

Members Include:

  • Susan Rockefeller, Chair of the Ocean Council, Filmmaker and Activist
  • Julie Tauber McMahon, Vice Chair
  • Violaine Bernbach, Ocean Advocate
  • Carolyn Marks Blackwood, Filmmaker
  • Keely and Pierce Brosnan, Actor
  • Deborah Buck, Buck House
  • Amy and Gary Churgin, Ocean Advocates
  • Barbara Cohn, Activists
  • Ann Colley, The Moore Charitable Foundation
  • Andrew Davis, Ocean Advocate
  • Sydney Davis, Ocean Advocate
  • Michael Dershewitz, Brencourt Advisors
  • Barbara Ettinger and Sven Huseby, Filmmakers
  • Lise Evans, Ocean Advocate
  • Christina Falco and Michael Frumkin, Activists
  • Kay Fernandez, Vice President of Marketing, Konica Minolta
  • Joanna and Brian Fisher, Ocean Advocates
  • Kelsey Grammer, Actor
  • Marjorie Harris, Ocean Advocate
  • Julie Hill, CEO, The Hill Company
  • Carey Hotchkis, Hotchkis Foundation
  • Hardy Jones, Blue Voice
  • Angela and J. Stephen Kilcullen, Nomura Securities
  • Robert and Arlene Kogod, Robert P. and Arlene R. Kogod Family Foundation
  • Slane Holland Lightburne, Ocean Advocate
  • Willa and Ted Lutz, Activists
  • Dede McMahon, Ocean Advocate
  • Tiffany Moller, Co-founder/CEO Parasol, LLC
  • Aaron Peirsol, Olympic Athlete and Ocean Advocate
  • Nicole Polizois, Activist
  • Perri and Mario Procida, Ocean Advocates
  • Anne Alexander Rowley, Activist
  • Eve Kornyei Ruffato, Ocean Advocate
  • Andrew Sabin, President, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation
  • Jennifer Small and Adam Wolfensohn, Wolfensohn Family Foundation
  • Kelly T. Hallman, Founder, Center For Living Peace
  • Danielle Steakley, Activist
  • Sutton Stracke, Ocean Advocate
  • Susan Trees, Activist
  • Jennifer Schwab Wangers, Sierra Club Green Home
  • Lori and John Reinsberg, Ocean Advocates
  • Toby Usnik, Ocean Advocate

Contact Information:

Nancy Golden, MPA | Vice President for Development
1350 Connecticut Ave. NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 USA
T +1.202.833.3900 | F +1.202.833.2070