All One Ocean’s mission is to educate our communities about the destructive impact of litter on our Ocean and waterways and provide simple, sustainable and effective ways to reduce litter.
All One Ocean is a project of the Earth Island Institute, a global network of conservation organizations. Click to learn more
We are a small staff with essential support from our experienced Advisory Team and a very dedicated group of volunteers. Contact us to join our volunteer team.
Hallie Austen Iglehart, founder
Founder and creator of Beach Clean Up Station concept, Hallie is a grassroots organizer since 1968, teaching workshops at University of California, United Nations Women’s Conference and Graduate Theological Union and is the author of two books on the sacred feminine. She was co-founder and board member of Seaflow (2000-2008), working locally, nationally and internationally to educate people about the dangers of underwater sonars to marine life.
Nicole Cibellis, Director
Born a California native on the beaches of Southern California, Nicole is passionate competitive open water and Masters swimmer. While gaining her degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego, she fell in love with the Bay Area. In 1996, Nicole followed her dreams of living in Northern California and moved to San Francisco to start her career. She comes to All One Ocean with over 20 years of developing and managing both large and small businesses across the Bay Area, while also being a community leader with a focus on bringing families within the community together. Being out in the open water swimming almost everyday, Nicole is deeply connected to our Ocean and wants to teach our youth how they can make a difference so, that new generations will in turn take care of our Ocean and Earth. Nicole is the mother of two small boys.
Katie Strong, SENIOR Program Manager and Hawai’i Education manager
Katie grew up in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York and received her nursing degree from the University of Vermont. After graduation she traveled through Central and South America and taught English in Costa Rica. Katie continued to pursue her passion for teaching and cultural exchange as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cambodia, where she educated thousands about environmental health and waste management. Katie’s passion for stopping the world’s trash epidemic was ignited during her time in developing countries, where she witnessed the magnitude of this problem. Katie is deeply connected to water, the ocean, and all aspects of of nature, and wants to preserve our planet for all to enjoy. She values the correlation between the health of humans and other species and the health of our environment. We are all connected!
FRANKI CRITES, PROGRAM MANAGER
Franki grew up in Iowa, along the Mississippi River. After graduating high school, she moved to California to pursue a degree in biology with an emphasis in ecology and environmental sciences. Although always being concerned and involved with environmental issues, after moving to the Bay she fell in love with the Ocean and surrounding ecosystems. She is planning to graduate in the fall of 2017 where she then hopes to pursue graduate school and research.
All One Ocean founding Advisory Board
Mary Crowley is founder and President of Ocean Voyages Institute and co-founder of Project Kaisei, the Ocean Voyages Institute’s oceans clean up initiative.
Patricia Ellsberg is a social change activist, meditation teacher and life coach. She was a co-conspirator with her husband, Daniel Ellsberg, in the release of the Pentagon Papers to the press in 1971.
Patricia Farrar-Rivas is a founding principal, as well as the CEO and Chief Compliance Officer, of Veris Wealth Partners. Patricia is a principal consultant to the Envestnet Sustainability Platform and a member of the Envestnet Advisory Board. She is also a member of the Standards Council for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), a nonprofit that works on developing and disseminating industry-specific sustainability accounting standards for material, nonfinancial (ESG) information. Patricia’s work with community leaders in Central America on economic development and local empowerment led to her work on the social justice and environmental impact of investment policies and decisions.
Ramona Mays has been a stranding volunteer at AOO partner, The Marine Mammal Center, since 2009 and is HAZWOPER-trained with OWCN to help rescue marine wildlife in the event of an oil spill. With her husband John, she is co-founder of The Mays Family Foundation, which funds environmental organizations including All One Ocean; Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center’s new Monk Seal Hospital in Kona, Hawaii; Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling work in the Antarctic and Taiji Japan Dolphin slaughter.
Stuart Moody is President of Green Sangha, a mindfulness-based environmental action group. He directs their Rethinking Plastics campaign.
Wallace J. Nichols, founder of BlueMind, works with California Academy of Sciences as Research Associate and is a Conservation Science Advisor for ProPeninsula. He is working on an oceans study with Duke University and Blue Ocean Institute.
Mayumi Oda is an artist/activist and founder of Plutonium Free Future. Her art is exhibited and collected world-wide, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Mayumi is the author-artist of numerous books, including Goddesses, I Opened The Gate Laughing, Happy Veggies and artist for Safe Energy Handbook and Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty.
George Orbelian is co-founder of Project Kaisei and Ojingo Labs, a technology company that develops innovative smart phone capabilities for which Project Kaisei received the Google Earth Hero award.
Chadd “Onohi” Paishon is the Senior Captain of Na Kalai Wa’a, a non-profit education group based in Waimea Hawaii. The group utilizes their voyaging canoe, Makali’i, and their global voyages on such traditional sailing canoes to promote a cultural understanding of our part in caring for the land and sea. Chadd is 1 of 5 men recognized in Hawaii to hold the rank of Pwo, a non instrument master navigator.
Rev. M. Kalani Souza is executive director of the Olohana Foundation, a community capacity building nonprofit. As a Hawaiian practitioner and cross-cultural facilitator, he promotes social justice through conflict resolution. He is a storyteller, musician and more
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