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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Heal The Ocean Announces New Slate of Directors

In a move to return to its grass-roots campaign against ocean pollution, Heal the Ocean has electedfour new directors who will help the organization move forward with its original goals:


Dick Lamb, former windsurfing champion and Olympic judge, cofounder Balance Bar Company(1992) and FRS Company (2004), now traveling to Third World countries to teach business principles – and who was a HTO director from 2001 to 2008; Leslie Brice, a Santa Barbara investor, marketing consultant, part-time business entrepreneur who was President and cofounder of Gateways Research Institute/No. American Gateways, Ojai, CA; Francesca Cava, Arctic Policy Program Manager to the Aspen Commission on Climate Change, developer of the National Geographic Society’s (NGS) oceanographic education programs, former Sanctuary Manager for the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and project manager for the NGS Sustainable Seas Expeditions; Sam Scranton, former manager of the Santa Barbara Bowl (1978-1980) and founding board member of the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (1980), and Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation (1994-2010). The new directors join HTO Board incumbents Jean-Michel Cousteau, Thomas Dabney, Francoise Park, and Executive Director Hillary Hauser. The newly formed HTO Board re-elected Executive Director Hillary Hauser as Board President, and elected founding Board Director Francoise Park as Secretary and Thomas Dabney as Treasurer.

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