Tonya grew up near the banks in Hephzibah, Georgia, where her love and passion for the Savannah River began at a young age. Her career as a water conservation activist began in 2007, when she became the Development Director for the Savannah Riverkeeper. She also served as the Georgia Field Representative for Oceana's campaign to convince Olin Corporation to convert to a more efficient and - most importantly - mercury-free process. Tonya received a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Augusta State University and her extensive knowledge of the River makes her an invaluable part of the Riverkeeper team.
Marci has multiple years of experience with Non-Profit Fundraising and campaign administration through a variety of organizations. Marci is involved in her community and strives to make the community a better place. She has a vested interest in Georgia and South Carolina and its land and waterways. She is a creative and solution oriented hard working professional. Marci has a background in real estate and business development. She is involved in the Augusta Striders and TriAugusta Triathlon Club. She has completed multiple endurance events. Originally from Texas, Marci grew up in Augusta where she currently lives with her husband, 3 children and a variety of animals including, urban chickens and Italian honeybees. Email Marci firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank Carl, P.H.D. Board of Director's Chair
Dr. Frank Carl was the original founder and Riverkeeper for Savannah Riverkeeper from its inception in 2001 until he retired in 2009. Frank has served as a member of the Board of Directors & Advisory Committee since 2001 and has been a vital part of this organization's success. Now, Frank serves as not only the SRK Science Advisor but as the Chairman of the Board of Directors, and provides assistance with river issues and other ecological problems. Frank obtained a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wyoming in 1972.