Our Team

The ISSF team collaborates internationally with seafood companies, vessels and fishers, fisheries and marine scientists, Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs), retailers, and other agencies and stakeholders.

ISSF staff work to advance sustainable tuna fishing practices and policies in many ways — including by participating in global tuna RFMO meetings, directing at-sea research, assessing seafood company conservation efforts, and organizing workshops with tuna fishers.

2020 Challenges & Achievements

ISSF President Susan Jackson reflects on the team’s challenges and achievements during the pandemic in “Staying the Course,” ISSF’s 2020 Annual Report. 

Our Team

Susan Jackson

President, ISSF

Holly Koehler

Vice President, Policy and Outreach

Dr. Victor Restrepo

Vice President, Science & Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee

Mary Sestric

Vice President, Communications

Pat Moody

Vice President, Finance

Michael Cohen

Markets Outreach Associate

Ana Justel-Rubio

Research Assistant

Lynne Mandel

Manager, Operations & Company Services

Dr. Hilario Murua

Senior Scientist

Dr. Gala Moreno

Scientist

Dr. Lorena Recio-Vázquez

Data Analyst & Research Assistant

Sharon Tomasic

Content Manager

  • Susan Jackson

    President, ISSF

  • Holly Koehler

    Vice President, Policy and Outreach

  • Dr. Victor Restrepo

    Vice President, Science & Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Mary Sestric

    Vice President, Communications

  • Pat Moody

    Vice President, Finance

  • Michael Cohen

    Markets Outreach Associate

  • Ana Justel-Rubio

    Research Assistant

  • Lynne Mandel

    Manager, Operations & Company Services

  • Dr. Hilario Murua

    Senior Scientist

  • Dr. Gala Moreno

    Scientist

  • Dr. Lorena Recio-Vázquez

    Data Analyst & Research Assistant

  • Sharon Tomasic

    Content Manager

ISSF Videos

To learn more about ISSF’s people, programs, and progress on tuna and ocean conservation, browse our “About ISSF” playlist on YouTube.

Support Our Work

Interested in helping to fund ISSF’s sustainability research and programs? Individuals can make secure donations on this site.

We also welcome discussions with charitable foundations that would like to learn more about our work. Contact us at [email protected].

We appreciate your support.

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