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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

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Marilou Seiff

Executive Director

650-364-2760 ext. 11

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Melanie Kimbel

Advancement Director

650-364-2760 ext. 14

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Tiff Murzi-Moyce

Community Outreach Coordinator
650-364-2760 ext. 16

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Alex Lee

Marine Camp Director

650-364-2760 ext. 19

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Jesus Jimenez

Aquarist & Facilities Engineer

650-364-2760 ext. 13


Brian Gollier

Aquarist & Facilities  Assistant

650-364-2760 ext.13


Ashley Salazar

School Programs Coordinator

650-364-2760 ext. 10

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Karen Peluso-Galaviz

Head of Program Department
Ship Program Manager

650-364-2760 ext. 15


Jodi Stewart

Land Program Manager

650-364-2760 ext. 17

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Lilly Lew

Institutional Giving Manager
650-364-2760 ext. 20

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Maria Patino

Development Associate

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Jackson Gentry

Senior Captain

650-455-8113 Ship Cell

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