Lori Marino


Dr. Lori Marino is a neuroscientist and expert in animal behavior and intelligence, formerly on the faculty of Emory University. Lori is internationally known for her work on the evolution of the brain and intelligence in dolphins and … Read More

Charles Vinick

Executive Director

A member of the Whale Sanctuary Project Board of Directors since mid-2016, Charles brings a unique blend of leadership and experience to his role as Executive Director. With a solid background in business that includes extensive experience … Read More

David Phillips

Board Member

David Phillips is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization Earth Island Institute, headquartered in Berkeley, California, which helps grow environmental leaders through the sponsorship of projects for the … Read More

Naomi Rose

Board Member

Naomi Rose is the marine mammal scientist for the Animal Welfare Institute in Washington, DC. She works on several campaigns and coalitions addressing problems associated with cetacean live capture, trade and captivity, both in the U.S. and … Read More

Carl Safina

Board Member

Carl Safina is best known for lyrical non-fiction writing. His work explores how we are changing the natural world and what the changes mean for human and non-human beings. Carl sees that the durability of human dignity and survival of the … Read More