About PPC

 

Chief Executive Officer

Dianna Cohen
dianna@plasticpollutioncoalition.org

Managing Director

Julia Cohen
julia@plasticpollutioncoalition.org

Deputy Director

Summer Coish
summer@plasticpollutioncoalition.org

Director of Innovative Projects

Sandra Curtis
sandra@plasticpollutioncoalition.org

Director of Communications

Emily DiFrisco
emily@plasticpollutioncoalition.org
For submissions to Plastic Free Times, please see here.

The Last Plastic Straw

Jackie Nuñez, founder
jackie@plasticpollutioncoalition.org
 

Office 323 936 3010

Scientific Advisory Board

Abigail Barrows, lead research scientist, Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation

Arlene Blum, Ph.D, biophysical chemist and mountaineer

Sylvia Earle, Ph.D, oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer

Marcus Eriksen, Ph.D, explorer and plastic pollution education specialist

Rolf Halden, Ph.D, director, Center for Environmental Security, ASU Biodesign Institute

Jeremy Jackson, Ph.D, professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D, marine biologist, California Academy of Sciences chairman

Pete Meyers, Ph.D, founder and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health Sciences

Charles Rolsky, Ph.D, student in evolutionary biology, ASU Biodesign Institute

Hideshige Takada, Ph.D, professor of organic geochemistry at Tokyo University

Tierney Thys, Ph.D, marine biologist, National Geographic Emerging Explorer

Janette Wallis, Ph.D, primatologist, International Primatological Society



Founding Advisors

Sylvia Earle, Wallace J. Nichols, Captain Charles Moore, Anna Cummins, Marcus Eriksen, Beth Terry, Todd Sali, Enric Sala, David DeRothschild, Jackson Browne, Alice Waters, Joanna Moore, Ed Begley Jr., Ben Harper, Richard Walden, Leslie Tamminen, Mark Christy, Chris Jordan

Supporting Artist Allies

Alvaro Soler Arpa, Barcelona, Spain
Jo Atherton, United Kingdom
Dianna Cohen, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mark Dion, New York, NY, USA
Andrew Hughes, United Kingdom
Chris Jordan, Seattle, WA, USA
Max Liboiron, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Pam Longobardi, Atlanta, GA, USA
Susan Middleton, San Francisco, CA, USA
Cynthia Minet, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Alexis Rockman, New York, NY, USA
Judith Selby/Richard Lang, California, USA
Pinar Yoldas, Turkey

Youth Ambassadors

Helena Barrett, Washington D.C., USA
Summer Faith, California, USA
Abby Goldberg, Grayslake, IL, USA
Lilly Platt, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Shelby O'Neil, San Juan Bautista, CA, USA
Hannah Testa, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Miranda Wang and Jenny Yao, California, USA
Charlotte Weir, California, USA
Melati & Isabel Wijsen, Bali, Indonesia 

Co-Founders

Lisa Kaas Boyle, Dianna Cohen, Julia Cohen, Manuel Maqueda, Daniella Russo

Executive Advisory Board

Jackson Browne, Elyssa Elbaz, Michelle Esrick, Annie Farman, Peter Gilmer, John Gorman, Ann Luskey, Heather White, Alexa Woodward, and Andrea Arria-Devoe