Save Our One World Ocean

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We Are An Environmental Non Profit And Founded In 2012 In Newport, Oregon By Father-And-Son, Richard And Fleet Arterbury, tribal members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. We Invite You To Join Us In A Mission That's As Vast, Critical And Inspiring As The Ocean Itself.

Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Link Our Core Values Of Collaboration, Equality, Action, And Nobility Together. Ocean Blue Strives To Collaborate With Agencies, Organizations, And Individuals From Diverse Backgrounds As We Uplift Others Who Share Our Vision. In Other Words, We Provide The Tools And Resources Necessary For Anyone Wanting To Achieve A Common Goal, And Our Staff Mentors Those Who May Not Otherwise Have The Experience, Knowledge, Or Opportunity To Do So. We Understand Equitable Actions Achieve Equality. We Take Action By Doing The Right Thing, Which Means Meeting The Needs Of Marginalized Communities.

choctaw nation group photo with ocean blue project founder

Save Our Ocean Wildlife Beaches Rivers Planet

O
Optimism

Stay positive and solution-oriented in all we say and do

C
Collaboration
Work with people from all walks of life to fulfill a vision that unites us all: to protect and to restore our waterways and our One World Ocean.
E
Equality
Address the needs of all animals and human beings equally, without bias, in pursuit of a common good.
A
Action
Put impact at the center of everything and limit salaries to best serve the evolving needs of people and wildlife.
N
Nobility
Let our mission, vision, and Code of Ethics guide our every action, and continually seek to do the right thing.

Ocean Blue board of directors, staff, and lead volunteers follow our passion to care for our one world ocean and live by these core values

Richard Arterbury

Richard Arterbury

President, Founder, Executive Director
Fleet Arterbury

Fleet Arterbury

Founder
Nathan Miller

Nathan Miller

Vice President, Environmental Manager
Karisa Boyce

Karisa Boyce

Secretary, Development Director
Marina Losi Monteiro

Marina Losi Monteiro

Board Member, Regional Director of Brazil
Elizabeth Green

Elizabeth Green

Board Member
Kelsey Kolisnyk

Kelsey Kolisnyk

Board Member
Candace Huang

Candace Huang

Board Member
Gina Biondo

Gina Biondo

Board Member
Florian Brinda

Florian Brinda

Board Member
Agnes Puzio

Agnes Puzio

Board Member
Steven King

Steven King

Board Member
Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith

Board Member
Lisa H. Aofrate Ed.D

Lisa H. Aofrate Ed.D

Former Secretary & Treasurer

Thank you to our Ocean Blue Supporters!

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