“The ocean is our biggest asset — and it’s in trouble.” This is the message Dr. Greg Stone, noted oceanographer,
Senior Director, Marine Communications
Debra Zeyen heads a group that works with national and regional governments to adopt the Ocean Health Index -- the first comprehensive measure of how well people are sustainably using ocean resources -- as a framework for determining marine policy. Her first career was in television broadcasting, where she held positions such as VP in Marketing for CBS television network. After retiring from broadcasting, Debra developed a startup internet marketing organization, where she worked for three intense years before retiring to enjoy her passion: scuba diving. After becoming a divemaster, Debra returned to school to do two years of undergrad science and then earned a master’s in coastal zone management. In her spare time, she often travels to Baja Mexico, where she loves to dive the reef of Cabo Pulmo. Learn more.