King tide at the Monterey Bay Aquarium tidepool deck
The mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the oceans.

Senior Management Team

A leader in ocean conservation and education, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is considered by many to be the best in the world. Behind that reputation is a fantastic staff with remarkably diverse skills, all dedicated to earning and keeping that honor. Here are just a few.


Board of Trustees

  • Steve Neal, Chairman
  • Dr. Peter S. Bing, Chair Emeritus
  • Julie Packard, Vice Chair
  • Susan Bell
  • Margaret Caldwell
  • Samantha Campbell
  • Juan Govea
  • M.R.C. Greenwood
  • William Landreth
  • Joan Lane
  • Michael Mantell
  • Connie Martinez
  • Pietro Parravano
  • Christopher Scholin
  • Mark Wan