Board of Directors
Lynne Cameron has years of experience in media and public relations with an emphasis on arts, community, and the environment. She is the Executive Director of Neighbors 4 Neighbors, a nationally acclaimed organization that comes to the aid of victims of hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, floods, accidents, and other major disasters at home in the US, and abroad. Lynne co-founded Environmental Solutions International, where she worked and served on its Board of Directors. She also worked for the Hoover Environmental Group fighting offshore oil development around Floridaís coasts. Ms. Cameron has served on numerous boards including the Stiltsville Trust, Miami Dade County Homeless Trust, Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program, Dade County Voluntary Organizations Active In Disaster, and Kids 4 Kids Club.
Colton Chase, Executive Director
Colton Chase is also the Vice Chairman of the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation, and a student at the University of Miami with a primary focus on ecosystem science and more specifically how to articulate issues facing the environment to the general public through the use of film and other new media forms. Colton has worked with NOVA on the documentary Extreme Cave Diving as well as with National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale to tune his skills as a filmmaker. Colton’s experience with philanthropy has come through working with multiple organizations, Neighbors 4 Neighbors and the HWH Foundation being the most notable.
“Colton Chase is the new face of philanthropy and environmental activism. He understands one must be passionate, personally involved, and collaborative” - Lynne Cameron, Executive Director, Neighbors 4 Neighbors
Lynn Davidson is the Program Director for the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation. She has served as Executive Director for Environmental Solutions International, an environmental consulting organization; as Marine Habitat Policy Coordinator for Greenpeace USA and Greenpeace International; and as Administrative Director for the League of Conservation Voters, a national Political Action Committee. Ms. Davidson has testified before the US Congress on several occasions. She co-founded the National Outer Continental Shelf (oil and gas) Coalition and the National Coral Reef Coalition. She has served on the boards of the Health and Energy Learning Project, the Coast Alliance, and the Green Building Institute.
Ali Habashi is an award winning documentary film-maker, the director of Arnold Center Confluent Media Studies and an adjunct faculty member for the Motion Picture Program at the University of Miami. Filming stories in more than 30 countries, his documentary work has been aired on international Cable and Public TV channels worldwide. Co-Director and Editor of "One Water", a global documentary film about our changing relationship to potable water premiered at the Miami International Film Festival in 2008; awards include Best Environmental Feature Award at the Artivist Film Festival, the Golder Associates Award for Best Film on Sustainable Development at Cineambiente and Best Documentary at the Foyle Film Festival. A TV version of this film, narrated by Martin Sheen had its TV premiere on the Discovery Network's Planet Green in 2010.
Elizabeth Lacey Hoover, Chair
Founder of Save the Blue, Lacey Hoover, daughter of businessman Herbert W. Hoover, Jr., grew up in one of America's premier industrial families. She embodies a long family tradition of community service, entrepreneurial skill, and teaching the next generation to preserve their natural resources and leave the world a better place. Environmentalist, philanthropist, and mother, she has served on the boards of the Marine Conservation Biology Institute, Pew Institute for Ocean Science, Nova Southeastern University's Oceanographic Center, South Florida National Park Trust, National First Ladies Library, and several others. Ms. Hoover is Chair of the H2oover Environmental Foundation, Herbert W. Hoover Foundation, and Hoover Environmental Group.
Christopher Croft, Dolphin Scientist, Advisor
As a marine biologist Christopher Croft worked aboard tuna vessels in the Pacific. He later worked at Defenders of Wildlife, where he founded and directed the Dolphin Coalition, which successfully lobbied for The Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act, empowering consumers to choose tuna products harvested in ways that do not kill dolphins. Mr. Croft also led an expedition to the Sea of Cortez, Mexico, documenting an illegal fishery killing the rare Vaquita Porpoise, and capturing the first video footage of the Vaquita in itís natural habitat. The resulting publicity led to the designation of the northern Sea of Cortez as a Biosphere Reserve. Christopher also co-founded Environmental Solutions International, and served as President of the Board. He received his Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech.
Rosemary Mann, Advisor
Rose Mann co-founded Save the Blue; she has extensive senior management experience in sales, fundraising, marketing, and special events management. Ms. Mann is the Assistant Dean of Development for the University of Miamiís Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. She has also served as Program Director for the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation, Partner of the Hoover Environmental Group, Director of Development for Nova Southern University's Oceanographic Center, and Director of Operations and Program Development for the Pew Institute for Ocean Science. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and marketing from the University of Miami.
Peter Sollogub, Advisor
Peter Sollogub brings his dynamic creativity and diversified experience from Cambridge Seven Associates (C7A) aquarium, museum, exhibit, hospitality, residential, and commercial projects to Save the Blue. Peter originally joined C7A in 1975 and was a Principal at C7A from 1984 until 1998. In May 2005, Mr. Sollogub rejoined C7A as Associate Principal. Peter Sollogub received a Masters in Design from Harvardís Graduate School of Design and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. For more than thirty years he has also maintained teaching appointments at Harvard, MIT, the Boston Architectural Center, RISD, Virginia Tech, and the Universities of Buffalo and North Carolina.
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