Our team is composed of highly motivated individuals dedicated to the triple bottom line – people, planet, prosperity – of responsible travel. They are thought leaders and experts in holistic tourism and sustainability applications, including research, fieldwork, and stakeholder engagement, and have a broad knowledge of international best practices and case studies in tourism.

Board of Directors

Andrea Pinabell, Chair | Founder & CEO, AC Impact Advisors
Ella Messerli, Vice Chair | Director, All Baja Solutions
Eric Bergstrom, Treasurer | President, Bergstrom Capital Advisors, Inc.
Richard Bangs, Director | Founder, MT Sobek
Melissa Biggs Bradley, Director | Founder & CEO, Indagare
Jessica Blotter, Director | Co-Founder & CEO, Kind Traveler
Kimberly Daley, Director | Founder & CEO, Daley & Company
K. Denaye Hinds, Director | Managing Director, JustaTAAD, LLC
Andrea Holbrook, Director | President, Holbrook Travel
Sophia Hyder-Hock, Director | Founder & CEO, Papilia
Judy Kepher-Gona, Director | Director and Lead Consultant, Sustainable Travel & Tourism Agenda (STTA)
Jake Kheel, Director | Vice President, Grupo Puntacana Foundation
Bob Shevlin, Director | Co-Founder, UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa
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Wes Espinosa, Ex-Officio Member | Interim Executive Director, CREST

Staff

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Wes Espinosa | Interim Executive Director
Alix Collins, MPA | Director of Marketing & Communications

Chile Director

Fiorella Repetto-Giavelli | Torres del Paine Legacy Fund

Special Advisors

Weishi Li | Covington & Burling LLP
Sybil Pool | Alice Marshall Public Relations

Fiscally-Sponsored Program Directors

Jill Talladay | CARE for Cape & Islands
Jonathan Tourtellot | Destination Stewardship Center