Ocean Council

The Ocean Council is a select group of academic, business, policy and philanthropic leaders who represent and support Oceana's efforts on the global stage. Members provide a wide range of talents and resources to inform and support Oceana's programming and the advancement of our mission.

Members Include:

  • Susan Rockefeller, Chair of the Ocean Council, Filmmaker and Activist
  • Julie Tauber McMahon, Vice Chair
  • Violaine Bernbach, Ocean Advocate
  • Carolyn Marks Blackwood, Filmmaker
  • Keely and Pierce Brosnan, Actor
  • Deborah Buck, Buck House
  • Amy and Gary Churgin, Ocean Advocates
  • Barbara and Bertram Cohn,Activists
  • Ann Colley, The Moore Charitable Foundation
  • Sydney and Andrew Davis, Ocean Advocates
  • Michael Dershewitz, Brencourt Advisors
  • Barbara Ettinger and Sven Huseby, Filmmakers
  • Lise Evans, Ocean Advocate
  • Christina Falco and Michael Frumkin, Activists
  • Joanna and Brian Fisher, Ocean Advocates
  • Kelsey Grammer, Actor
  • Marjorie Harris, Ocean Advocate
  • Julie Hill, CEO, The Hill Company
  • Carey Hotchkis, Hotchkis Foundation
  • Hardy Jones, Blue Voice
  • Angela and J. Stephen Kilcullen, Nomura Securities
  • Robert and Arlene Kogod, Robert P. and Arlene R. Kogod Family Foundation
  • Slane Holland Lightburne, Ocean Advocate
  • Willa and Ted Lutz, Activists
  • Dede McMahon, Ocean Advocate
  • Tiffany Moller, Co-founder/CEO Parasol, LLC
  • Aaron Peirsol, Olympic Athlete and Ocean Advocate
  • Nicole Polizois, Activist
  • Perri and Mario Procida, Ocean Advocates
  • Anne Alexander Rowley, Activist
  • Eve Kornyei Ruffato, Acra Aerospace
  • Andrew Sabin, President, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation
  • Jennifer Small and Adam Wolfensohn, Wolfensohn Family Foundation
  • Kelly T. Smith, Founder, Center For Living Peace
  • Danielle Steakley, Activist
  • Sutton Stracke, Ocean Advocate
  • Susan Trees, Activist
  • Toby Usnik, Head of Communications & Chief CSR Officer, Christie's

Contact Information:
c/o Bettina Alonso
Vice President
909 3rd Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10022
balonso@o[email protected]
Telephone: (212) 371-5012