Fins Attached



Our Staff and Volunteer Team

Operations Manager

The equation is simple:  Help Alex to Save Sharks + Save our Oceans = Save all Living Things.


Chief Field Scientist

Volunteer Coordinator

Passionate conservationist and lover of all animals, especially cats and sharks.

International Policy and Development Director

Founder and Executive Director

The equation is simple, Save Sharks + Save our Oceans = Save all Living Things.

Board of Directors

Fins Attached Board of Directors Member

Board of Directors


Kris is a Fins Attached Board Member.

Kris is a High School Chemistry teacher and a business owner of Sun & Surf.

Jason’s passion for diving goes hand in hand with a commitment to marine conservation, and his experience as a PADI Divemaster has inspired him to take a more active role in efforts to protect the world’s oceans and the boundless life they contain. Jason feels it’s impossible to experience the wonders of the undersea world first-hand without coming away with a profound feeling of reverence, and a sense of duty to preserve those wonders for future generations. Conservation is the key to the survival of the planet, as we are all interconnected and our survival is tied together. Jason helps the cause in more direct ways, too. He has volunteered his time and expertise at Texas State University’s protected marine area at Spring Lake, and in the last few years, he’s become particularly involved in Ocean conservation efforts through Fins Attached, where he has found his home away from home. Jason is Tesla certified, involved with the automotive industry his entire life, he sees the push into this new technology as the way forward to reduce the world’s dependence on fossil fuels. At his company, Heritage Body and Frame they also use environmentally friendly paint systems to help reduce environmental impact.

Elite Divers

New Jersey

Dennis is the owner and operator of a dive shop called Elite Divers in New Jersey, USA.

Fins Attached UK

Jurassic Shark

United Kingdom

Andy Reid is a retired UK military member and the Director of Fins Attached UK.

Board President

A1 Scuba

Denver Colorado

Shane is the Board President and the General Manager of A1 Scuba and Travel Center in Denver Colorado.

Zoo Academy

Omaha Nebraska

Pat Purkhiser is a Board Member and a dive instructor at DiVentures in Omaha Nebraska.


Denver Divers

Denver Colorado

Ali Miller is the owner and operator of Denver Divers in Denver Colorado.