• Alberto Ramirez – Torres Martinez Tribal Administrator

    Alberto Ramirez has worked for the Tribe for the past 19 years in different capacities such as Natural Resources, Director, Training and Development Director, and Environmental Protection Director. He was also the Environmental Compliance Manager for KSC Corporation in La Quinta, CA. and Deputy Director for Save the Children Foundation in Sonora, Mexico. About the Torres […]

  • Linda Beal & Lana Hall – Local Historians

    Linda and Lana are two local historians of the Salton Sea.    Lana Hall was the grand daughter to Gus Eilers, who was a real estate investor and opened a new resort, Date Palm Beach Resort and started boat races at the Salton Sea. About the former Salton Sea History Museum The La Quinta Museum had a […]

  • Thomas Tortez – Torres Martinez Tribal Council Chairman

    [bc_video video_id=”5776975465001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Chairman Tortez was elected as Tribal Council Chairman in late 2016 and assumed the duties of Executive Service on January 2, 2017. Chairman serves as principal advisor to the Tribal Council on all matters pertaining to the Torres Martinez. Chairman previously served on the […]

  • Bruce Wilcox – Assistant Secretary of Salton Sea Policy

    Mr. Wilcox is an ecologist with over 20 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry. He has worked as a division and program manager as well as section leader for several large environmental and engineering consulting firms. He has experience with management of large consulting teams developing CEQA/NEPA documentation, Endangered Species Act compliance, Clean […]

  • Dr. Ryan Sinclair – Loma Linda University School of Public Health

    Dr. Ryan Sinclair is an assistant professor in the Center for Community Resilience at the Loma Linda University School of Public Health. He is an environmental microbiologist who has projects in wastewater, stormwater, household hygiene, and food safety. His projects use a citizen science approach with community organizations in the Coachella Valley and other areas of […]

  • Frank Ruiz – Salton Sea Program Director

    Frank Ruiz has been a Clergy and a mental health professional for over 14 years. Prior to joining Audubon he co-founded and led “Por La Creacion: A Faith Based Coalition” that seeks to engage Latino Youth and families through education and Advocacy in areas of Conservation and Public Policy. His team was extensively involved in the […]

  • Dr. Andrew Kassinove – Medicine Specialist

    Dr. Andrew Kassinove is an emergency Medicine Specialist in Los Angeles, California. He graduated with honors from University Of Southern California School Of Medicine in 1999. Having more than 19 years of diverse experiences, especially in emergency medicine, Dr. Andrew S Kassinove affiliates with JFK Memorial Hospital, Inc., and cooperates with other doctors and specialists […]

  • Dr. Edwin Briones – Respiratory Manager and Vascular Access Specialist

    Dr. Ed Briones is an experienced Supervisor with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Mathematical Modeling, Analytical Skills, Requirements Analysis, Credit Analysis, and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). Strong healthcare services professional with a Doctor of Law (J.D.) in progress. Focused in Health Law from William […]

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