The inimitable creativity, skill, and passion for people and dolphins extended by Merryl Brown
in the creation of our first POD event. Merryl is pure magic in every aspect of creating an event ... having the ability to manifest dreams and visions into ecologically sensitive events that make a real difference in the world ~
Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro
in Santa Barbara for providing a most wonderful fundraiser for POD!
Stacey & Ron Pulice
for their generous support ~
Don Ollis with A Room With A VU
Chef Harold Welch
and World Cuisine Express
for providing the sublime vegetarian hors d’oeuvres for our debut event and donating an entire dinner for eight lucky donors!
Advisory Board Member, Anne Neubauer
for her inimitable creative direction, vision, and dedication to the marine environment ~
Advisory Board Member Ann Smith
for her invaluable wisdom, guidance, and commitment to wildlife preservation on both an international and a community level ~
Captain Jim Klein of Santa Barbara Sea Charters
for sharing his vast skill and beautiful boat, Finaddict, with POD for our dolphin research!
Legendary Jean-Michel Cousteau
and his wonderful staff at Ocean Futures Society
for their warm welcome into the community ~
Last, but by no means least,
the inimitable Robin Lindsey
, of Robin Lindsey Photography
, whose photos are a constant source of inspiration, education, and brilliance.