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Jennie Warmack

Research Administrator, Education

Jennie is an educator who strongly believes that everybody has the power to influence the world. With a BS in Oceanography and an MA in Teaching, her loves of learning and all things ocean-related align and swim alongside the mission of Everblue


Joanna Lyle


Joanna is working on a Master of Science in marine biology, 

researching the impact of climate change on jellyfish blooms off the coast of Oregon. She is fascinated by the connections between marine life, big and small, and enjoys sharing her love of the ocean with anyone who will listen.


Dominic Librie

Graphic Design

Dom lives and works as an architectural designer on the South Oregon Coast. He's particularly interested in sustainable design and how buildings and landscapes can best support each other. When he's not behind a screen, he enjoys running on the beach, hiking, and tide pooling.

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Rachel Aitchison

Website Administrator, Design, Research

Rachel is working towards a Master of Science and is interested in understudied cartilaginous fish. She loves to make art almost as much as she loves the sea and her secret goal is to one day be on Shark Week. If she's not at the beach, she's probably in the mountains.


Sibly McCullers

Facebook Administrator,

Research, Nonprofit

Sibly is a marine biologist with a BS in Biology from Old Dominion University. After graduating, she interned at Mote Marine Laboratory in the Florida Keys, and then worked as a Marine Mammal Observer in Norfolk, Virginia. She is currently working as a barista in VA while taking classes in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to pursue a career in coastal conservation and marine management


Leo Zaklikowski

LinkedIn Administrator, Research, Nonprofit

Leo is a marine biologist and polychaete enthusiast. They are currently working as a library clerk at the Rippey Library at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology and has experience working as a fisheries observer and laboratory assistant.


Ellie Jones

Executive Director, Founder, Instagram Administrator

Ellie is a marine biologist and ocean advocate. Her passion is for finding the most effective ways to communicate ocean conservation. Her past research has included studying microplastics in the deep sea and ocean acidification on coral reefs, and she’s interested in studying the ecology of marine protected areas. When she's not in a lab, she spends her time diving, surfing, and working in fish markets to communicate with local fishermen.


Andy Ishu

Twitter Administrator, Videographer

Andy is a University of Oregon graduate that is passionate about environmental protection. His main focus is to help foster a greater sense of stewardship for our natural world. Through videography, photography, and other art mediums the goal is to connect people more to the world around them, in order to strengthen their relationship to it. 


Morgan Janes

Research, Nonprofit

Morgan is a marine biologist who recently earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon, and is currently working as a lab tech at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. She is interested in habitat conservation, marine reserves, and unique marine symbiotic relationships, and has an enormous amount of love for cephalopods!


Erin Parker


Erin is a native Oregonian and marine biologist with a passion for all things corals, sustainability, and education. She has worked as an environmental educator in Virginia and as a researcher in the Bahamas studying tropical fisheries and green sea turtles. She hopes to one day study and protect reef fisheries.

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Tyler McFarland

Research, Nonprofit

Tyler has a BS in Biodiversity and Conservation and is a gymnastics coach. He loves to be physically active and hopes to help educate and influence others to live a more ocean-friendly lifestyle.


Kalli Creitz


Kalli is a marketing and Spanish student who loves to be outside. She is passionate about protecting our beautiful Earth by taking small, daily measures and spreading awareness.


Alexia Halen

Nonprofit Consultant

Alexia is a non-profit development consultant specializing in launching grassroots organizations to the next level. She's passionate about ocean conservation and is excited to be a member of the Everblue team.


Emma Waibel


Emma is an Oregon native who graduated from Pepperdine University with a degree in Interpersonal Communication. She is currently the Social Media Coordinator for a Nashville-based company. Emma is passionate about spending time outdoors, serving others, and pursing various creative endeavors. Emma is excited to use social media platforms to amplify our message.


Natalie Karcher


Natalie has degrees in Spanish and Health Science and is currently working as a medical oncology scribe in Bend, Oregon. Though tragically inland, she loves learning and sharing more about how ocean health can be improved even when you can't see it.