Saturday, June 15, 2024

Oceana Promotes Three Longtime Team Members To Executive Committee


Ocean advocacy organization Oceana this week announced new leadership promotions to its Executive Committee.

Dustin Cranor will now serve as Oceana’s Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications, Beth Lowell will lead as the organization’s Vice President for the United States, and Jacqueline Savitz will serve as the group’s Chief Policy Officer.

Cranor has been with Oceana since 2007, Lowell joined the organization in 2005 and Savitz was one of the first staff members to join Oceana after it was founded in 2001.

According to Oceana CEO Andrew Sharpless:

“These three leaders have proven that they know how to win big policy victories that make our oceans more abundant and biodiverse. I am delighted to promote them to roles that will enhance their ability to deliver the ocean conservation victories we need to feed a hungry planet, help protect our climate, and preserve the abundance and biodiversity of the world’s oceans.”

Learn more about them here.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.