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Our Staff


MSI currently maintains a pool of fourteen Instructors and Educators. While all Science Instructors have a B.S. or B.A. in science, they have diverse backgrounds in subjects such as ichthyology, geology, zoology, and environmental science.

Behind the scenes

650-364-2760 ext. 11

Executive Director

Marilou Seiff

650-364-2760 ext. 14

Advancement Director

Melanie Kimbel
650-364-2760 ext. 16

Community Outreach Coordinator

Tiff Murzi-Moyce

650-364-2760 ext. 19

Marine Camp Manager

Alex Lee
650-364-2760 ext. 20

Institutional Funding Manager

Jenna Nguyen

650-455-8113 Ship Cell

Senior Captain

Jackson Gentry

650-364-2760 ext. 10

School Programs Coordinator

DJ Alejandro

650-364-2760 ext. 15

Head of Program Department
Ship Program Manager

Karen Peluso-Galaviz

650-364-2760 ext. 17

Land Program Manager

Jodi Stewart

650-364-2760 ext. 21

Education Marketing Manager

Naomi Deal

650-364-2760 ext. 13

Aquarist & Facilities Engineer

Jesus Jimenez

650-455-8113 Ship Cell

Second Captain

Sean Swing

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Redwood City, CA 94063

Tel: 650-364-2760

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Marine Science Institute is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not for profit organization © 2019 All Rights Reserved  

Inspiring respect and stewardship for the marine environment through experiential learning

Thank you to our generous supporters who donated more than $25,000