Team

Bruce Reznik, Executive Director
Bruce Reznik took the helm of LA Waterkeeper (LAW) in September 2015, where he directs the organization’s advocacy and programmatic
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Michael Quill, Marine Programs Director
Michael Quill is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute where he holds a MA in
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Melissa von Mayrhauser, Watershed Programs Manager
Melissa is a strong believer in the importance of increasing access to healthier waterways and she is an avid water
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Arthur Pugsley, Senior Attorney
A long-time California transplant from Boston, Arthur Pugsley comes to LAW with extensive experience with environmental issues as both an
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Kelly Clark, Staff Attorney
As a native Californian, Kelly understands the importance of protecting LA’s water resources. LA Waterkeeper represents a driving force to
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Liz Jones, Staff Attorney
A native of Redondo Beach, California, Liz is excited to return to Southern California to join LA Waterkeeper. Prior to
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Rebecca Light, Office Manager
Rebecca brings to Los Angeles Waterkeeper more than a decade of experience in non-profit administration. She has worked for the
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Sharon Soormaghen, Communications Consultant
Sharon is a people person with a natural aptitude for effective communication. Raised in Huntington Beach, she is a lifelong
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Lindsey Jurca, Communications Consultant
Born and raised in the tall pines of Flagstaff Arizona, Lindsey has a love for the outdoors but knows her
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Geraldine Burrola, Development Manager
Originally raised in California’s Central Valley, Geraldine has always been well aware of water resource politics within the state. Her
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Mithsy Hernandez, Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
A Los Angeles native, Mithsy grew up with the hustle and bustle of the city. Despite the traffic and urban
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Jes Tormoen, Creeks to Coast Intern
Growing up in the majestic wilderness of Minnesota, nature, wildlife, and water have always been integral parts of Jes Tormoen’s
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Maricarmen Hernandez, Watershed Programs Intern
Maricarmen grew up in the city of South Gate just in the outskirts of the Los Angeles County. She recently
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Board of Directors

Jonathan Varat, Board Chair
Dan Emmett, Board Vice Chair
Steve Dahlberg, Treasurer
Amy Friedlander Hoffman, Secretary
Richard Baskin
John Bertram
Jay Borzi
Ann Carlson
Christopher Chee
Jordan Kaplan
Heather Richardson
Terry Tamminen
Matt Walden

Advisory Board of Directors

James Brolin
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Ruby Evans
Steve Fleischli

Contact Us

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120 Broadway, Suite 105
Santa Monica, CA 9040

Email: info [at] lawaterkeeper [dot] org
Phone: 310-394-6162
Fax: 310-394-6178

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