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Patrick DiamondVice Chair and Lead for Rise Above Plastics
Jason CamhiExecutive At Large
Nick LynnChair Emeritus
Adriana JovanovicOcean Friendly Garden Lead
Blue Water Task ForceWater Quality Testing
Moe MagaliYouth Coordinator
Noelle PiconeWilliams Pipeline Campaign Lead
Open RoleOffshore Drilling Representative
Christine WuMarketing and Communications Manager
Ross CauvelWebsite Coordinator
Leaving Scotland to chase waves around the world, Nikita settled on New York City as her new home break. Having always believed that we should protect what we love, it was only a matter of time before she found her way to the Surfrider Foundation.
Nikita started volunteering with Surfrider by leading a victorious campaign to defeat Port Ambrose, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) port proposed for off the coast of NY. In 2016, Nikita was elected Chair of the NYC Chapter where she has focused on growing the chapter by encouraging an inclusive community, expanding the chapter’s agenda and creating strategic partnerships. Nikita has also worked to elevate the value that the chapter can bring to the broader environmental movement, primarily through coalition work and she currently sits on the People’s Climate Movement NYC planning committee.
Nikita has shared the work of Surfrider Foundation NYC at SXSW, the UN Youth Assembly, VICE and the Soho House Impact Series, is a recipient of the 2015 Wavemaker Award in Environmental Leadership and been featured in Whalebone, The Daily Record and The Scottish National Herald.
Professionally, Nikita works in the social impact sector and is a graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland.
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Christine manages Surfrider’s Marketing and Communications, which includes content creation, email marketing, event support, and campaign promotions, to increase awareness, action and support for the protection of our ocean, waves and beaches.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Christine has lived in Boulder, Beijing, London, and New York. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia University.
A dedicated outdoor sports enthusiast, Christine taught skiing in Colorado and chased her first wave as a novice surfer in Bocas del Toro, Panama. She leverages her passion for clean water, healthy beaches, and marine conservation to help protect the world’s most sacred places for this and future generations.
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