One People One Reef Board Members

John Rulmal Jr.

Co-Director & Community Organizer

OPOR Board Member

Nicole Crane MSc, MAR

Co-Director & Senior Conservation Scientist

OPOR Board Member

Dr. Michelle Paddack

Senior Conservation Scientist

OPOR Board Member

Birgit Winning

President & Executive Director of Bluecology

OPOR Board Member

One People One Reef Team

Dr. Giacomo Bernardi

Fish Biologist – Ecological Connectivity

Dr. Peter Nelson

Fisheries Biologist

John Haskins

Water Quality Scientist

Kelsey Doyle

Video Journalist

Dr. Dana Cook

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Jason Johns

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Bianca Kamai

Program Coordinator

Jordan Lim

Analyst

Chamonix Toledo

2022 Community Action Program Coordinator

Celine de Jong

Social Media Coordinator

Kevin Arizmendi

Undergraduate Researcher

Milo Tasopulu

Youth Representative

Slatelynna laiugmai Legalishyaro

Youth Representative

Clancy J. Sewemor

Youth Representative

Mario Dohmai

Local Scientist & Data Collector

Justina Paiy

Youth Action Program Coordinator

Jerry Halchimar

Musician

Derwin Rolmar

Musician

Basco Marle

Local Scientist & Data Collector

Alex Sau

Local Scientist & Data Collector

Albert “Data King”

Local Scientist & Data Collector

Current & Past Collaborators

Dr. Debashish Bhattacharya

Metabolomics & Transcriptomics

Dr. Kelton McMahon

Isotopes & Food Webs

Josh Pi (PhD Candidate)

Isotopes & Food Webs

Dr. Branwen Williams

Isotopes & Human Signatures

Tommy Hall

Island Conservationist

Dr. Supin Wongbusarakum

Conservation Social Scientist

Dr. Melva Treviño Peña

Reef & Household Wellbeing Surveyor

Noelle Myron (Oldiais)

Reef & Household Wellbeing Surveyor

Samantha Runkel

Musician

Jeff Miers

Music Journalist and Musician

Ryan Campos

Audio Specialist and Sound Artist

Dorian Neyra Ornelas 

Filmmaker and Storyteller

Iliana Hayes

Program Coordinator 2021 – 2023

Scott Davis

Photographer

Eric Tong

2017 Expedition Participant

Dr. May Roberts

2018 & 2019 Youth Action Program Coordinator

Emma Lassiter

Previous Education & Grants Coordinator

Dr. Eva Salas

Fisheries Consultant

Sara Cannon

Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries

Charlotte Grenier

Graphic Designer

One People One Reef Founding Members

John Rulmal Jr.

Co-Director & Community Organizer

OPOR Board Member

Nicole Crane MSc, MAR

Co-Director & Senior Conservation Scientist

OPOR Board Member

Dr. Michelle Paddack

Senior Conservation Scientist

OPOR Board Member

Dr. Giacomo Bernardi

Fish Biologist – Ecological Connectivity

Dr. Peter Nelson

Fisheries Biologist

Dr. Avigdor Abelson

Marine Ecologist