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Executive Director of
Mike Dunmyer is the Executive Director of Ocean Champions. Before joining Ocean Champions,
Mike created, developed and led strategy, finance, marketing and operations organizations
as a Vice President in the Fortune 500 world. From 2006 -
Mike has a great love for the ocean that comes from growing up in California, Hawaii, and the Delaware shore. He is a surfer and a grassroots activist for the Surfrider Foundation’s Capitol Chapter, and serves on the National Aquarium Conservation Center’s Board of Directors. Mike, his wife and their two daughters live in Arlington, Virginia, but make frequent soul enriching journeys to Dewey Beach, Delaware.
About Ocean Champions -
Our goal is to create a political environment where protecting and restoring the oceans is a priority of federal and state governments. We do this by helping to elect pro-
Ocean Champions is the only ocean group focused on Congressional politics. By endorsing
and supporting pro-
are building political power for the oceans in Congress. We maintain a steady presence on Capitol Hill through our strategic lobbying activities and leverage
our unique relationships to get results. The members of Congress are aware that our community is watching their performance, and they are aware that we expect them to follow through on commitments made to voters and to the general public.
No other nonprofit organization, and no other ocean group, works to elect pro-
Learn More & Take Action for Our Ocean -
Articles & Interviews
Shape Congress According To Your Values
The Definition of Insanity
The Sludge Boat
Fish Matter (More Than You Think)
Why Political Hardball Can Save the Oceans
Diving Into A New World
Bluefin Tuna Faces Uncertain Future
Big Blend Radio Interview
Discussing Ocean Champions, Mike Dunmyer -