A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORT TEAM
Website Setup & Assistance: Seshu Vaddey, is an engineer by training with Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Masters in Environmental Engineering. For the past 9 years Seshu has been working to develop climate change adaptation programs in the Federal government. In addition to climate change he has worked as a design engineer on the Space Shuttle program and a high school teacher in Papua New Guinea and El Salvador where he focused on developing environmental awareness curriculums and bringing sustainable development concepts into the classroom. Seshu is also a certified Ocean Ambassador with the Colorado Ocean Coalition.
Visual Design: Marlee Glasgow, a San Diego native, is a recent advertising graduate from the
University of Colorado Boulder. She is a certified Ocean Ambassador with the Colorado Ocean Coalition and is currently works at Boulder’s Ocean First Divers as a visual designer in their marketing department.
Michelle Lievense is the Director of Marketing at Ocean First Divers in Boulder,Colorado. She has bachelor and master’s degrees and doctoral work in business, communication, and marketing, respectively. Michelle also lends her coaching expertise as a consultant specializing in small business optimization and strategic marketing. She is a certified Ocean Ambassador with the Colorado Ocean Coalition and an avid hiker and volunteers as an Ambassador & Docent for the Colorado 14ers as well as a Volunteer Ranger with the US Forest Service
Collateral Design: Audrey Tobin studied Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado (CU). She learned how to scuba dive for her Coral Reef Ecology course at CU, is a certified Ocean Ambassador with the Colorado Ocean Coalition, and works as a Travel Consultant and Dive master at Weaver’s Dive and Travel Center. Audrey created the “Take the DYP” (Do Your Part) materials for BTD.
Consensus Statement Assist: Brandy Gamblin is a certified Ocean Ambassador with the Colorado Ocean Coalition and Ph.D. Chemist who is a passionate and creative conservationist interested in helping to protect the world’s oceans by reducing CO2 emissions, expanding the global number of marine protected areas and rallying other divers to do the same.
Strategic Planning: Susan Bruce offers senior-level consulting in the areas of strategic planning, market development, project management and communications for nonprofits and corporations. She specializes in international markets; has lived, worked and traveled throughout the world; and is multilingual.