Selection Committee

Wendy Benchley
Ocean Conservation and Policy Advocate

 

Dr. Sylvia Earle
Pioneering Oceanographer, Explorer in Residence National Geographic and Founder of Mission Blue Sylvia Earle Alliance

 

David Helvarg
Author and Blue Frontier Executive Director

 

Dr. Geraldine Knatz​
Professor, USC, Former Executive Director Port of Los Angeles

 

Dr. Nancy Knowlton
Smithsonian Institution

 

Dr. Jane Lubchenco
Administrator of NOAA, 2009-2013, Oregon State University, Distinguished Professor

 

Enric Sala
National Geographic Explorer in Residence

 

Dr. Greg Stone
Chief Ocean Scientist for Conservation International and Chairman World Economic Forum’s Ocean Council

 

Jim Toomey
Sherman’s Lagoon and President Blue Frontier Board