January 29 – Coastkeeper Welcomes New Member to its Board of Directors

Organization also announces its 2013 Executive Committee

SAN DIEGO, January 29, 2013––San Diego Coastkeeper, the region’s leading environmental nonprofit protecting and restoring fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters in San Diego County, welcomes Sue Stewart to its board of directors and announces its 2013 executive committee.

Captain Stewart served nearly 24 years as an attorney in the United States Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. With an LLM in environmental law, and having handled a broad array of assignments, Captain Stewart brings a wealth of legal experience to the board of directors. She has provided in-depth legal and policy analysis to senior government executives on domestic and international environmental matters, including on issues in regards to the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Endangered Species Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, and National Environmental Protection Act.   

In addition to the new board member, Coastkeeper also released its lineup of 2013 executive committee members:

•    President: Jo Brooks, retired attorney in international environmental law for the Department of State.
•    Vice President, Sandy Edwin Kaupp, medical researcher, U.S. Navy
•    Vice President and Interim Treasurer, Harriet Lazer, retired/former CFO at The Walker Group
•    Secretary, Eleanor Musick, partner at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Coastkeeper’s board of directors currently has ten members.


San Diego Coastkeeper

Founded in 1995, San Diego Coastkeeper protects and restores fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters in San Diego County. For more information, visit San Diego Coastkeeper online at https://www.sdcoastkeeper.org.