About Us

San Diego Coastkeeper Accomplishments

In 2015, San Diego Coastkeeper celebrates our 20th year protecting and restoring fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters in San Diego County. That’s celebrateable. Our work protects the natural spaces where you live, work and play, and the water resources that fuel our economy, keeping them clean and healthy for 20 more years of enjoyment. We […]

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Development and Database Internship

San Diego Coastkeeper, a non‐profit organization working to protect and restore fishable, swimmable, drinkable waters in San Diego County, seeks a detail oriented, well‐organized and self‐motivated intern for database and development support. This position reports to the development director and the development coordinator. Responsibilities: Input data using eTapestry web-based fundraising software (prior experience with eTapestry […]

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Beach Cleanup Internship

Internship Status: Vacant – Apply Today! Position available on a rolling basis for those who can commit to a six-month term. Candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, brief cover letter, and a short sample blog post electronically to the volunteer manager at volunteer@sdcoastkeeper.org. San Diego Coastkeeper, a non-profit organization working to protect and restore San […]

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Erin Reynante

Erin Reynante, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinatoroutreach@sdcoastkeeper.org Erin joined San Diego Coastkeeper in August 2011 as a Volunteer and Outreach intern, and in October 2011 became the Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator.  She focuses on connecting volunteers with meaningful opportunities and coordinates our outreach efforts in the community, organizes our Volunteer Boat Captain Program, in addition to […]

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Contractors

Sandra Gartland, Ocean Gala Event Director Sandra Gartland is still making history with San Diego Coastkeeper. Initially brought on to create and produce the first “Save the Bay” paddle competition and fundraising event, she continues to help with event coordination including the 2004 Waterkeeper Alliance Conference and the Ocean Gala since 2008. Her 2009 gala […]

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Former Interns

Summer 2011 Lindsay Gaesser, Legal InternLindsay is a second-year law student at the University of Oregon, where she is focusing on environmental law. An active member of Land Air Water, Lindsay helped organize Oregon Law’s Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. She is also an editor for the Western Environmental Law Update. Prior to law school, […]

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Interns

We feel lucky to have these rockstar interns. We are grateful for all the fantastic energy, assistance and knowledge our current interns bring to our organization. Program Interns Noah Thoron, Water Quality Data Management Intern Noah came to Coastkeeper in January of 2011. He works in the lab to prepare for the water monitoring events, […]

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Katelyn Hailey

Katelyn Hailey, Development and Marine Conservation Coordinatorkhailey@sdcoastkeeper.org Katelyn Hailey joined San Diego Coastkeeper staff in May 2011 as development and marine conservation coordinator. In this role, she assists with major donor and membership events, maintains donation records and coordinates Coastkeeper’s marine conservation initiatives in the community. Katelyn comes to Coastkeeper after finishing a master’s degree […]

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Jen Kovecses

Jen Kovecses, Staff Scientistjenlk@sdcoastkeeper.org Jen Kovecses joined San Diego Coastkeeper in January 2010 as Staff Scientist. Her work focuses on the scientific and technical aspects of water policy and enforcement issues. She comes to Coastkeeper with more than eight years of scientific research, monitoring, and water-related management work. Jen was born and raised in Canada […]

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Staff

Here we are—the people behind San Diego Coastkeeper. Please find phone numbers and email addresses on our staff contact page. Matt O’Malley, Executive Director and Waterkeeper Hometown: Palisades Park, New Jersey I live in San Diego because: I can snorkel. It gives a single view into two unique but closely connected worlds – one above and one below […]

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