We are very proud to acknowledge and thank the Restore America's Estuaries Board of Directors:

Steve Dubiel


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Steve has served as Executive Director of EarthCorps since 1999.  Steve previously worked at Washington, DC, as well as nonprofit management experience including work with outdoor education program and youth-based social service agencies. Under Steve's direction, EarthCorps expanded corps programming, developed youth programs, and launched a volunteer program through dozens of partnerships with government, nonprofits, and businesses. EarthCorps now leads up to 15,000 volunteers annually and has corps program alumni across the U.S. and in 80 countries.  Steve has an MBA and is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow, and the Executive Nonprofit Leadership Institute at University of Washington's Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits & Philanthropy. Steve has served on local, regional, and national boards including The Corps Network, EarthShare Washington, Environmental Education Association of Washington, and Mount Baker Country Club as well as numerous steering and advisory committees.

Todd Miller

Vice Chair

Executive Director of North Carolina Coastal Federation

Todd Miller founded the North Carolina Coastal Federation in 1982. As Executive Director, Todd formulates policy positions, serves as NCCF's spokesperson and provides staff and operations oversight. He is a coastal North Carolina native and holds a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from UNC-Chapel Hill. He received the Southern Environmental Law Center's Southern Environmental Leadership Award in 2000. Todd is one of the founding board members of Restore America Estuaries, and has served as Chair and Treasurer.


Bob Stokes


President of Galveston Bay Foundation

Bob Stokes practiced law for ten years before he joined the Galveston Bay Foundation as President in June, 2004. Bob is a 1990 graduate of Yale University and a 1994 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. Bob had served on the board of the Foundation for five years prior to taking over as President and had served as the board’s chair for the previous two years. Bob has also served on the Houston Wilderness Board of Directors since 2004 and on the Governing Board of Earth Share of Texas beginning in 2007. Bob joined the Restore America’s Estuaries Board of Directors in June 2004. He served as Secretary from 2006 to 2007 and as Chair from 2007 to March 2009.

Kimberly Davis Reyher


Executive Director of the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

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Kim joined CRCL as Executive Director in June 2014 after 13 years with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), where she served as Fisheries Program Director. In that capacity, she advanced strategies to promote fisheries sustainability through engagement on seafood supply and demand working with fisheries around the world and influential players in the seafood industry​. Kim co-led the development of a $29 million tuna management project with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, led the International Smart Gear Competition which awards cash prizes for fishing gear innovations and supervised 20+ projects in more than 20 countries. Kim also spent 6 years at the Ocean Conservancy (formerly the Center for Marine Conservation), first as a regional advocate in Florida, and then as the fish conservation program director in Washington, D.C.  A native of Tampa, Kim received a bachelor’s degree in Geography from Dartmouth College, and a master’s degree in Natural Resource Economics and Policy from Duke University.

Lisa Feldt

Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration of Chesapeake Bay Foundation

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Ms. Feldt joined the CBF team in July 2018 directing all policy, advocacy, and restoration efforts of the organization. She manages a diverse team of scientists, land use specialists, lawyers, grassroots coordinators and volunteers to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay watershed. From her beginnings as an environmental engineer working on Superfund sites at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to her nuclear waste experience at Department of Energy to President Obama appointing her as EPA’s acting deputy administrator, Lisa has had an extensive career. Most recently, Lisa was Director of the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection.

Lisa’s experience in the public sector, as well as her own successful environmental consulting business, has given her a full array of environmental, energy and sustainability experiences. In addition, Lisa has served on numerous Boards including DC Water, Northeast Maryland Waste Management Authority, Leadership Council for the Anacostia River and Montgomery County Greenbank. Lisa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Union College and George Washington University.

Peter Clark

President of Tampa Bay Watch

Peter A. Clark is the founder and Executive Director of Tampa Bay Watch, a non-profit environmental stewardship program established in 1993 to restore and protect the Tampa Bay estuary using community volunteers. Under his watch, the organization has coordinated more than 30,000 volunteers, installed 4,400 oyster reef units, planted more than 310,000 salt marsh grasses and removed more than 100 tons of debris from Tampa Bay shorelines. In 2005, Tampa Bay Watch completed construction of the $4 million marine and education center in Tierra Verde, Florida.

Until 1993, Mr. Clark served as Director of the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council's Agency on Bay Management, an alliance of agencies charged with protecting the Bay. Mr. Clark has a BS in Marine Biology and more than fifty professional publications on natural resource restoration, water quality and environmental planning. Mr. Clark also initiated the nomination, which ultimately led to the designation, of Tampa Bay into the EPA's National Estuary Program. Mr. Clark holds a US Coast Guard Captains License, received the Outstanding Environmentalist of the Year award from the Florida Marine Research Institute Environmental Excellence Awards program in 1994, and the NOAA Fisheries / American Fisheries Society Nancy Foster Habitat Conservation Award in 2005.

Tim Dillingham

tim-dillinghamExecutive Director of American Littoral Society

Tim Dillingham has been the Executive Director of the American Littoral Society since 2003. He brings more than 20 years of experience in coastal management and policy development gained in government agencies and non-profit organizations, and a passion for the coast—a relationship developed since his boyhood growing up on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Tim began his career as a defender of the coast in Rhode Island, as a consultant to the state’s Coastal Management Council and continued as a senior policy analyst for the state. During his years in Rhode Island, he also spent some time as an Environmental Planner for The Nature Conservancy.

Tim began his work in New Jersey as Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club, after which he assume the Executive Director post at the newly formed Highlands Coalition. In 2003, he joined the American Littoral Society, first as Assistant Director and soon afterward as Executive Director. Since then he has focused on laying the groundwork to continue the Society’s more than 40 years of successful advocacy, education, and conservation in the 21st century. He holds a Master of Arts in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Curt Johnson

cj outdoors 2010Executive Director of Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound

Curt Johnson received his J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law and was awarded a Masters in the Study of Law, Summa Cum Laude, focusing on environmental law from Vermont Law School.

He was an attorney with the firm of Murtha, Cullina, Richter and Pinney for 3 1/2 years before joining the Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CFE) as an attorney in 1993. Now, as Executive Director of Save the Sound, a bi-state program of CFE, Curt and his team bring together people, science, law, and engineering to make progress toward key goals: making our water safe for swimming, clamming, and boating; restoring the low oxygen dead zone; restoring habitat and forests and rivers for fish and wildlife; protecting our great coastal and island places.

He serves as the Connecticut Co-Chair of the Citizens Advisory Committee to Long Island Sound’s National Estuary Program, co-founded the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Connecticut School of Law. He and his wife and two sons enjoy spending the summers unplugged in an unpowered summer island shack clamming, fishing, and boating.

David Lewis

Executive Director of Save The Bay - San Francisco

David Lewis has served as Executive Director of Save The Bay since 1998. A native of the Bay Area, he organized legislative and issue campaigns for 14 years from Washington, DC. David previously was Senior Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Carl Levin and Chief Operations Officer for the League of Conservation Voters. He was born and raised in Palo Alto and holds a B.A. in Politics and American Studies from Princeton University.


Jonathan Stone

Executive Director of Save The Bay - Narragansett Bay

Jonathan Stone became Save The Bay’s fourth Executive Director in January of 2009. Stone was managing director and co-founder of Boston-based Lee Munder Capital Group where he helped build a premier investment management business (his areas of expertise included alternative energy development). He served previously as CFO of Transtrack, Inc., a Massachusetts communications company, and was national budget director for Michael Dukakis’s 1988 presidential campaign.

Stone is a Brown University graduate who holds an MBA from Harvard University. Growing up on Buzzard’s Bay, he fished and swam and witnessed many of the changes in the ecosystem that are similar to those faced in Narragansett Bay. He has been a member of Save The Bay for 19 years and has participated in three Bay Swims.