Coastal Fund Board of Directors and Staff

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Board of Directors 2022-23

Anannya Deshmukh, Chair

Third year Environmental Studies major
Research Interests: environmental justice in cities, corporate environmental policy, renewable energy systems, effects of climate change on the ocean
Personal Interests: bullet journaling, swimming, dancing

Elizabeth Garabedian, Vice Chair

Third year History of Public Policy & Law and Philosophy double major
Research Interests: climate change policy, environmental justice, and land use policy
Personal Interests: running, hiking, camping, and spending time at the beach

Mykala Listorti, Undergraduate Board Member

Fourth Year Aquatic Biology major

Chloe Jenniches, Undergraduate Board Member

Fourth year CCS Biology major
Research Interests: applied marine ecology, especially pertaining to fisheries and aquaculture, conservation, and toxicology. Also very interested in science communication, especially with younger students who have not yet had the chance to explore the outdoors or who might be interested in but intimidated by science
Personal Interests: reading, baking, crocheting, and going to the beach

Alli Daymond, Undergraduate Board Member

Fourth year Philosophy major
Research Interests: environmental law and policy, and is passionate about sustainable housing practices and environmental justice
Personal Interests: backpacking, sailing, scuba diving, climbing, and swimming in the ocean

Michaela (Kaley) Sten, Graduate Board Member

Third year PhD student in Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Marine Science (IGPMS)
Research Interests: oceanography, ocean optics, chlorophyll, phytoplankton ecosystems, and urban ecology
Personal Interests: cooking and reading

Virginia Pan, Graduate Board Member

2nd year Masters student at Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Research Interests: Virginia has a background in electrical engineering and marine science and is interested in conservation technology, citizen science, non-profit management and grantmaking
Personal Interests: yoga with friends, swimming in the ocean, and being at the beach

Staff 2022-23

Sarah SiedschlagAdvisor
Visala TallavarjulaOutreach and Education Coordinator
Kathryn BozanichAdministrative Coordinator
Sylvia LiAdministrative Coordinator
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