REEF Staff

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Caroly Shumway, Ph.D. Executive Director, REEF HQ,

Martha Klitzkie, Director of Operations, REEF HQ,

Christy Pattengill-Semmens, Ph.D., Director of Science, REEF Pacific Office San Diego,


Program Staff

Bonnie Barnes, Development Manager, REEF HQ,

Alli Candelmo, Ph.D., Invasive Species Program Coordinator, REEF HQ,

Amy Lee, REEF Trips Program and Communications Manager, REEF HQ,,, 305-588-5869

Janna Nichols, Citizen Science Program Manager, REEF Pacific Office Vancouver, WA

Brittany Parker, Education and Office Coordinator, REEF HQ,

Ellie Place, Conservation Coordinator of the Volunteer Fish Survey Project, REEF HQ,

Ellie Splain, Education Program Manager, REEF HQ,


Education Leadership Intern

Ashley Yarbrough, Lionfish Derby Program,


REEF Headquarters Volunteer Staff

Jane Bixby, Office Assistant, REEF HQ,

Nancy Perez, Key Largo Volunteer and Events Coordinator, REEF HQ,

REEF Interns, REEF HQ,


REEF Store and Online Order Inquiries,

Donation and Planned Giving Inquiries,

Great Annual Fish Count REEF HQ GAFC Website:


Paul Humann, President, Board of Trustees and Co-founder
Ned DeLoach, Co-founder