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Carl F. Rebstock
Executive Director/Co-Founder

Carl Rebstock, Executive Director, is a marine biologist and educator. He spent five years teaching marine science at the Monterey Bay Aquarium (MBA). Carl is active in fisheries issues at local and regional levels: as chair of the Education Panel at the 1999 Pacific Marine Conservation Council/MBA Rockfish Forum;...

Patricia Parisi

Director of Marketing & Communications/Co-Founder
Patricia Parisi is a communications professional with 20 years’ experience in journalism as writer, reporter, producer and educator in various media — newspaper, magazine, radio, television and web, as well as media and communications management. Patti has also worked in corporate social/environmental responsibility.

Andrew Spurgin
Director of Education & Events/Co-Founder

Andrew Ryland Spurgin, Seafood Education & Events Director, is a Consulting Chef & Event Architect based in San Diego. Andrew has designed events and prepared menus and events honoring dignitaries and a host of glitterati over the last three decades. He has cooked for three US presidents, Martha Stewart, Dr. Jane Goodall and at the renowned James Beard House in New York City.


Gerard Viverito
Director of Culinary Education

Gerard Viverito, Director of Culinary Education, is on the faculty of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, New York. Gerard was previously the International Cuisine Instructor at Cordon Bleu in Portland, Oregon. ...



James Cameron
Business Operations Director

James W. Cameron is founder and president of the Cameron Consulting Group, a human-resource consulting firm that provides services to clients in both the public and private sectors. Previously, Cameron was a partner and vice president for two prominent international executive search firms and served as corporate vice president of human resources for Levi Strauss and Company. ...









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