Carly Wier, Executive Director
Carly started with Alaskans for Energy Freedom as the Associate Campaign Director in 2011, where she led the effort to improve data management and engagement organizing in the campaign. Prior to joining the Campaign, Carly ran the canvass teams and led the online communications at Alaska Center for the Environment. Before coming to Alaska, Carly served as the Executive Director for High Country Conservation Center in Summit County, Colorado for nearly 10 years. Carly brings years of successful experience in managing staff and budgets, community organizing, and working with diverse stakeholders to launch and sustain programs.
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Bob Shavelson, Inletkeeper & Advocacy Director
Bob is a reformed attorney with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, and environmental sampling and compliance. He was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Oregon’s Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, and has considerable experience in toxics, the Clean Water Act, and Right-to-Know issues. Prior to joining Inletkeeper in 1996, Bob worked in the United States Senate, Oregon’s Senate Majority Office, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium, and the University of Oregon’s Ocean & Coastal Law Center. Bob is a leader in the Alaska conservation community, and in 2010, he received the Alaska Conservation Foundation’s highest award for professional achievement. He holds a BA in Biology & Chemistry from Boston University and a JD from the University of Oregon.
Sue Mauger, Science Director
Sue leads Inletkeeper’s efforts to elevate the importance of salmon stream protection in the face of rapid climate change. Sue joined Inletkeeper in Summer 2000, and has considerable experience in water chemistry, water quality monitoring, and macroinvertebrate assessment. Before joining Inletkeeper, Sue worked for the Xerces Society as Project Director for the Aquatic Invertebrate Monitoring Program and for Earthwatch, as Project Coordinator in the Life Sciences Department of Field Operations. Sue holds a B.S. in Zoology from Duke University and an M.S. in Fisheries Science from Oregon State University.
Robbi Mixon, Local Foods Director
Robbi is the Local Foods Coordinator, organizing efforts to create greater food security by connecting more people to healthy, local foods through an online Food Hub. Originally from Georgia, Robbi spent several years in San Francisco as an event organizer and operations manager before moving to Alaska in 2010 to work as an intern on a small farm. She eventually found herself taking on the role of Homer Farmers Market Manager and Coordinator for the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. She holds a B.A. in Environmental Anthropology from the University of Georgia.
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Brandon Hill, Chief Creative Officer
Brandon is a communications strategist, graphic designer, photographer and digital organizer. In 2007 Brandon helped to create "The True Cost of Coal" a visual narrative of coal mining issues in Appalachia and has since been intimately engaged with climate justice campaigns across North America. He has been a videographer on a film series documenting indigenous land rights in Malaysian Borneo and co-produced the film "Chuitna: More than salmon on the Line", Winner of Best Environmental Film at The International Wildlife Film Festival in 2015. He holds a B.A. in Natural History from Sterling College and is Alumni of the ReFrame Mentorship.
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Marissa Wilson, Development & Operations Director
Marissa was born in Homer and raised in Washington state, with memories of striking Cook Inlet vistas never far from the forefront of her mind. She began her career in nonprofit work at the age of fourteen, organizing students to advocate for comprehensive sex education in their schools, and spent summers longlining on her father's boat from Southeast to Attu. After earning a degree in Anthropology from the University of Washington, she packed her car and moved back North. Her service on the Board of Directors for the Alaska Marine Conservation Council was the first step in merging her fishing and advocacy habits, and Marissa is now thrilled to direct her passion for holistic wellness toward supporting the Cook Inletkeeper team.
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Kaitlin Vadla, Central Peninsula Regional Director
Kaitlin joined Inletkeeper in 2013 to spearhead grassroots organizing efforts on the North Kenai Peninsula. Born and raised in Clam Gulch, Kaitlin grew up fishing, hunting, and exploring in and around the Cook Inlet watershed. Kaitlin received a B.A. in International Relations and Entrepreneurship and an M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University. She spent a year as a visiting student at Oxford University and recently returned to Alaska after a year as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar earning a Post Graduate Diploma of Science at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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Natalia Mulawa, Administrative and Research Assistant
Natalia found Homer while traveling around North America in May of 2016. Prior to that she spent 11 years living in San Francisco, promoting water conservation programs and monitoring water quality for a local government agency. Born and raised in Poland , she graduated with Masters Degree in Environmental Science from University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland. Passionate about managing environmental projects, she obtained CAPM (Certified Associate Project Manager) certification which she will put to work as a part of the Inletkeeper team.
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Satchel Pondolfino, Lower Inlet Organizer
Satchel joined Inletkeeper to take on a community organizing role in the Anchorage and Mat-Su valley regions. After receiving an Environmental Studies degree from Southern Oregon University in 2015 she worked for a Southern Oregon climate focused nonprofit where she found her passion for cultivating community through environmental advocacy. After half a year of South American travel she found herself back in Anchorage, where she was born and raised, eager to continue utilizing and developing her community organizer skillset in her home town. She is overjoyed to join the Cook Inletkeeper team and reroot to Alaska in a meaningful way by bringing people together to fight for resilient and healthy communities in the face of climate change..
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