Our Team

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Staff

Christopher LaFranchi

Founder & CEO

ABOUT CHRIS

Liz Parissenti

US Program Manager

ABOUT LIZ

Suparna Vashisht

Strategy and Development Advisor

ABOUT SUPARMA

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Wayne Andrew

Senior Advisor, Micronesia

ABOUT WAYNE

Surech Bells Hideyos

Regional Coordinator, Micronesia

ABOUT SURECH

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors helps set OneReef’s strategic direction, establishes long-term goals and objectives, and secures long-term financing for programmatic activities. The Board consists of leaders in marine conservation, private investment, and economics.

John Dawson

Chair

Mr. Dawson is a retired hitech entrepreneur, with experience leading, recruiting,  building, and managing teams. He has experience serving as a Board Chair and advisor for a range of innovative nonprofits.

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John Reid

Treasurer

A Harvard-trained economist, Mr. Reid is also the founder of the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF), recently recognized by the MacArthur Foundation as a highly effective conservation organization.

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Dr. Bernie Tershy

Board Member

Dr. Tershy is an Adjunct Professor and a Research Biologist in the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). He also directs the Coastal Conservation Action Lab at UCSC.

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Elizabeth Sall

Board Member

Ms. Sall is the founder of UrbanLabs LLC, an urban science and research consulting firm. She is also a board member of the Sall Family Foundation.

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