We are a team of professionals, scientists, and orca enthusiasts with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. Get to know the CKWP team!

Nancy Black

CEO, Director of Research

Alisa Schulman-Janiger

Co-founder & Lead Research Biologist

Colleen Talty

Research Biologist & Secretary

Tomoko Shimotomai

Research Assistant

Bradley Vanston

Research Assistant

Kevin Talty

CFO & Treasurer

Pierce O’Hearn

Public Relations, Social Media & Marketing

Ken Balcomb

Scientific Advisor

Jared Towers

Scientific Advisor

Cristal Martinez

Website Design & Volunteer

Want to work with us?