Program Leaders

John Rulmal Jr.
Program Co-Leader & Community Organizer

Nicole Crane MSc, MAR

Program Co-Leader & Marine Biologist

Science Team

Dr. Michelle Paddack
Fish Biologist – Food webs, & Herbivores

Dr. Giacomo Bernardi
Fish Biologist – Ecological Connectivity

Dr. Supin Wongbusarakum

Conservation Social Scientist

May Roberts

Ulithi Youth Action Program Coordinator

PhD Student at UC Santa Cruz

John Haskins

Water Quality Scientist

Support Team & Affiliates

Emma Lassiter

Education, Outreach & Fundraising Coordinator

Birgit Winning

President & Executive Director of Bluecology

Kelsey Doyle

Video Journalist

Iliana Hayes

Program Coordinator

Local Team

Justina Paiy

Youth Project Coordinator

Albert “Data King”

Lives on the island of Falalop in the Ulithi Atoll

Clancy Taigumal

Youth Representative

Lives on the island of Mog Mog in the Ulithi Atoll

Milo Tasopolu

Youth Representative

Lives on the island of Falalop in the Ulithi Atoll

Mario Dohmai

Local Scientist & Data Collector

Lives on the island of Mog Mog in the Ulithi Atoll

Alex Sau

Local Scientist & Data Collector

Lives on the island of Falalop in the Ulithi Atoll

Basco Marle

Local Scientist & Data Collector

Lives on the island of Asor in the Ulithi Atoll