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Vicki N. Goldstein

Colorado Ocean Coalition
Founder & Executive Director
Greater Denver Area
Vicki Nichols Goldstein, Founder and Director, Colorado Ocean Coalition (COCO) and co-founder, Blue the Dive. Vicki has worked in the non-profit and ocean conservation field for over twenty-five years from Washington DC to Santa Cruz, CA addressing a multitude of issues including off-shore vessel traffic, sustainable seafood, MPA’s and fisheries interactions. She has a Master’s degree in environmental studies and marine policy from Yale. She directed the marine advocacy organization Save Our Shores and facilitated community dialogue and action on numerous marine problems and solutions as well as developed public education programs. She worked at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) where she developed national oil spill contingency plans and co-wrote the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Designation documents. She brought her ocean protection and conservation experience to Boulder where she founded the Colorado Ocean Coalition. COCO initiatives include Blue the Dive, the Ocean Ambassador and Ocean Ranger Certification Program, Ocean Coalition Chapter development throughout the west, and the Inland Ocean Movement. She works to save oceans from a mile high.