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Ellie is a marine biologist and ocean advocate. Her past research has included studying microplastics in the deep sea and ocean acidification on coral reefs, and she’s interested in studying marine protected areas in the future. Outside of the ocean, Ellie’s main passions are for science communication and education.

Founder, Instagram administrator

Ellie Jones

Jennie is an oceanographer who has performed funded research on sinking microplastics. She is currently Master of Arts in Teaching to become a middle school science and math teacher with the specialization of teaching subject-area material to English language learners.

Research administrator

Jennie Warmack

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.

Nonprofit Consultant

Alexia Halen

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. When she's not at the beach, she's probably in the mountains.

Website administrator, Research

Rachel Aitchison

Tyler is a biodiversity and conservation student as well as a gymnastics coach. He loves to be physically active and hopes to help educate and influence others to live a more ocean-friendly life style.


Tyler McFarland

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.

Accounting advisor

Kalli Creitz

Natalie is a Spanish and health sciences student. She spends her summers working at a commercial fishery in Alaska and can often be spotted doing cartwheels on the beach.


Natalie Karcher

Leo is a marine biologist and polychaete enthuthiast. He has worked as a fisheries observer and lab assistant, and hopes to one day study the deep sea and in Antarctica.

Twitter & LinkedIn administrator

Leo Zaklikowski

Sibly grew up on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from Old Dominion University. She has a deep passion for the ocean and its inhabitants, and is eager continue her journey to save them with team Everblue.

Facebook & Newsletter administrator

Sibly McCullers

Dom is in his final year of the architecture program at the University of Oregon, and he’s particularly interested in sustainable design and how buildings and landscapes can support each other. When he’s not behind a screen, he continues to learn from the wonders of the outdoors by hiking, running, and exploring.

Graphic Design

Dominic Librie

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.


Joanna Lyle

Erin is a marine biologist and is currently working as an environmental educator in Virginia, teaching kids about the local environment and sustainability. Her passion is for all things coral and she hopes to one day work in reef restoration!


Erin Parker

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!


Morgan Janes

Rob is a retired forestry teacher and professional lumberjack. He wishes to travel and teach different high schools about climate change.


Rob Waibel