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Our Donors

The Aquarium of the Pacific relies on the contributions of individuals, foundations, corporations, and government partners to support vital animal care, conservation, and education programs. Thank you for your support.

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Robin Riggs

Thank you to our Pacific Circle members for playing a significant role in the Aquarium’s ability to create meaningful and lasting change for our community and ocean.

Benefactor $100,000+

  • John and Nancy Edwards Family Foundation

Ambassador $15,000 - $24,999

  • Susann H. Norton
  • Marlene Temple*
  • John C. and Patricia L. Wang*

Fellow $10,000 - $14,999

  • Anonymous
  • Dr. Dominic and Margaret DeCristofaro
  • Norman and Diane Delaterre*
  • Dr. James and Barbara Ghormley*
  • Gary Grimm and Linda Dakin-Grimm
  • Virginia Stover and David Huff

Chairman $5,000 - $9,999

  • Anonymous*
  • Silvio and Dawn Chianese
  • John and Judy Chrispens
  • The Kleiner Cohen Foundation
  • David C. Comer
  • Lee and Georgie Ford
  • Geof Garth
  • Jacky Glass*
  • Vincent and Gissele Gonzales
  • Robert Gordon
  • Dean and Wendy Grose
  • Josephine S. Gumbiner Foundation*
  • Ann M. Herring*
  • Robin and John Renfro
  • Winnifred W. Rhodes
  • Irene and Ned Sasaki
  • Schulzman-Neri Foundation
  • Arlo G. Sorensen*
  • Stewart F. Sexton*
  • William and Karen Timberlake
  • William Waterhouse and Barbara Long*
  • Viktoria Engel Tyer*

Director $2,500 - $4,999

  • Steven and Sheri Altieri
  • Anonymous*
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Bo Banks and Kevin Applegate
  • Morgan Barrows and Anthony Pichardo*
  • Richard Boucher and Andrea Amram*
  • James and Barbara Brownell
  • David and Amelia Cameron
  • The Campbell Family
  • Candace Carmichael and Amy Mitchell
  • Esther S. M. Chui Chao*
  • Richard and Jin Chon
  • Donald F. Desfor and Carol Duong*
  • Steve L. Doty and Lori R. Cruz-Doty*
  • Ronald and Susan Duncan
  • Kathleen M. Eckert
  • John Fielder and Donita Van Horik*
  • Ryan and Carla Flynn
  • Bob and Nancy Foster
  • Amelia Garcia
  • Frederick and Leslie Gaylord*
  • Ando and Lucine Hacopian
  • Bob and Jennifer Hagle*
  • John and Elizabeth Hancock*
  • Bess J. Hodges Foundation*
  • Hans and Valerie Imhof
  • Josh Jones and Tweeny Kau
  • Robert and April Juarez*
  • Sarah Kaleel
  • Suzanne Kelley
  • Todd and Shareen King
  • Richard and Linda Landes*
  • Michael and Shahana Larson
  • Daniel and Leanne Levine
  • Bert Levy
  • Henry and Paulette Matson
  • Cindy L. Matsumoto and Gary Y. Matsumoto, Ed.D.*
  • Larry and Susan Maxson
  • Julia and Patrick McConaghy
  • Cynthia and David Mirsky
  • Peter Moakley
  • Molina Family Foundation*
  • Peter Morin and Katrina Pelto*
  • Mona and Dr. Jeffrey W. Morris*
  • Margie and Frank Newell*
  • Kathie Nirschl
  • Dana Noble*
  • Luther and Ginger Nussbaum
  • Pramuditya and Lucia Oen
  • Stephen and Brenda Olson*
  • Douglas Otto and Freda Hinsche Otto*
  • Michelle Paradise and Meredith Kadlec
  • Mark Paullin
  • John F. Penny and Christopher Kurimoto*
  • Lyn and John Pohlmann*
  • Edward and Diana Putz*
  • James A. Reep Family Foundation
  • James and Sheila Schlee*
  • Dave Shlemmer*
  • Susan Shultz*
  • Jeanne B. Sleeper*
  • Jeffrey Spofford
  • Eiko and Floyd Stewart*
  • Richard and Barbara Stratton*
  • Alexandra and Terrence Sullivan*
  • Scott Sweetow and Lisa Green-Sweetow*
  • Don Tippett
  • Lori Tonder
  • V. W. and Hathaikarn Tozer
  • Tom Turney and Jill Boivin*
  • Robert and Maureen Watts
  • Denise Wynn*

President $1,500 - $2,499

  • Anonymous*
  • William Ashburn and Sandra Smart-Ashburn
  • Debra Autrey*
  • Elysia Balmania & Family
  • Mark and Joyce Barnett*
  • Joseph A. Bartell and Glenda R. Bartell
  • Rob Bellevue and Margaret Smith*
  • Benjamin and Rebecca Birdsall
  • Donald and Judy Bogart
  • Yvonne M. Bogdanovich
  • Phil and Charlene Bosl*
  • Bonnie Brae*
  • Geoffrey and Chris Bremer
  • Anthony Brown
  • Nicole and Daniel Brozost
  • Todd and Cory Buchner*
  • Kenneth and Jeanne Conklin*
  • Karen Conmy and Lori Sherrill*
  • Kevin and Jasel Contreras
  • Justin and Jessica Crow
  • John and Vickie Dupuy*
  • Dr. Charles and Margaret Durnin*
  • Don and Gay Durward*
  • Barbara Ellis*
  • Kenneth and Kathi Ellis*
  • Joel Ellis
  • Lindsey Etheridge and Tiffany Chang
  • Mark and Celeste Ethington
  • George and Carrie Fields*
  • Cecile Fisher and Isaias Castellanos
  • Suzanne Forman
  • John Fries and Michelle Pfister
  • Russ and Karen Frerer*
  • Michael J. Gaczkowski and Vicki L. Kane
  • Christine and Michael Gallagher*
  • Lionel Galway and Susan Tritt
  • Timothy and Jennifer Glugosh
  • Jonathan Gordon*
  • Donald and Christine Hafeman*
  • Christina Hall and John Greshham
  • Gerard Hanley and Donna Chinn*
  • Dr. Carl, Elise and Shelby Hartman*
  • Madeline and Donald Heimark*
  • Otto and Shirley Henke*
  • Joseph Herron and Patricia Baird*
  • Valerie and Bob Hoffman
  • Albert C. Hu and Michele E. Brantner
  • Denise Hurst*
  • Catherine and Matt Jara
  • Barbara and Kathryn Jensen*
  • Johnson Family Fund /Amanda and Kevin Johnson
  • Charles Karubian and Anna Whitehead
  • Joel R. Kessler*
  • Tae Eung and Regina Kim
  • Jeanne and Ron Kipp*
  • Glen Kraemer/Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP*
  • R.J. Kurtz*
  • Bonnie and Hank Landsberg*
  • Trish and Don Lange*
  • Robert and Nancy Latimer*
  • Kathleen LeClair and Stephanie Senne
  • James and Debra Leininger
  • Michael and Vanessa Lewis*
  • Ryan and Kylie Lissack
  • Gary and Gretchen Marlotte*
  • Rachel Martin and Carter Butts
  • Margie and Jon Masterson*
  • Lisa and Dolly Masui*
  • Christine McDonald
  • Thresa and Dave McMurtrey*
  • Edward J. Mehren
  • Cheryl and Arthur Milas*
  • Carol and Jerry Muchin
  • Michelle Mundy and Heather Mundy
  • Mary Murfey
  • Michael K. Nakashoji*
  • Tobi I. Neer*
  • Alex and Margie Norman
  • Retha Ott and Peter Woodruff
  • Emily Owens and Matthew Freedman
  • Nancy and Byron Pinckert*
  • Barbara A. Pollack and John A. Burkholder*
  • Lori Prince and Robert Hum
  • Kenneth and Marilyn Prindle*
  • Alan and Wendy Puzarne
  • Elsie Damon Rash*
  • Arlette Reed*
  • Mary C. Rooney*
  • William and Diane Salter*
  • Tina and Brian Sarty
  • John T. Shadden, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney*
  • Richard and Luan Smith
  • Jeffrey and Deborah Simpson
  • Daniel and Rebecca Siskin
  • Dr. Preston and Nancy Smith*
  • Brandon and Jennifer Spurgeon*
  • Del and Carole Stagg*
  • Charles and Ellen Steinmetz*
  • Paul Stelling*
  • The Stocking Family*
  • Glenn Suhd
  • Takehiko Suzuki and Deborah May*
  • Lauren and Steve Tabor*
  • Michael and Pauline Timoney
  • Dr. Grant and Debbie Uba*
  • Xzyzian and Penelope Ung
  • John and Judi Uphold*
  • Michele and Paula Del Vicario
  • David and Jeri Vick
  • James Vironda*
  • Jack Cantrell-Warren
  • Tamara and Chandler White*
  • Cristine Wolf*
  • Mr. Richard W. Wright and Mr. Jack Wright*
  • Leah C. Young*
  • Joann and Jaime Zaldivar

Thank you to our Corporate Circle members, a distinctive group of business leaders that provide key support to the Aquarium’s numerous conservation and education programs.

  • California Resource Corporation
  • Epson America, Inc.
  • Georg Fischer Piping Systems
  • LBS Financial Credit Union
  • Pacific Industrial
  • TCI Transportation
  • Windes

We’re grateful to our corporate sponsors who further our mission and provide memorable opportunities to our visitors and members.

  • American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Bank of America
  • Boeing
  • Healthpeak Properties, Inc.
  • Macy’s
  • Mars Fishcare
  • U.S. Bank

The Nautilus Society honors those generous individuals who support the Aquarium of the Pacific through a planned gift. Including the Aquarium in one’s financial planning demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to our institution that provides long-term financial support.

  • Dr. Mary Jane Adams
  • Anonymous
  • The Boberg Family Trust
  • The Jeanne M. Brodeur Estate
  • H. Donald and Margie E. Brown Family Trust
  • Esther S. M. Chui Chao
  • The Cohen Family Trust
  • Ivolou R. Corston
  • Laverne E. Fischer
  • Janice Harvey Frank
  • Ron Garret
  • Jim and Gail Gray
  • Dianne B. Gugel
  • Donald and Christine Hafeman
  • Nancy Higginson
  • William W. Hocke
  • Valerie and Bob Hoffman
  • Christopher Hogan
  • Ghislaine and Warren Iliff
  • Sarah Kaleel
  • Suzanne Kelley
  • The Estate of David H. Kiesling
  • R.J. Kurtz
  • Bonita Landsberg
  • Trish and Don Lange
  • Bert Levy
  • Barbara Long
  • Louis C. Mirabile Estate
  • Kathie Nirschl
  • Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation
  • The Silveri Family
  • Jeanne B. Sleeper
  • Shelly Stratton
  • Martha Jane Workman

Thank you to our committed and dedicated volunteer staff in every department that contribute to the Aquarium’s success.

Charter Volunteers

  • Laurie Abshire
  • Barbara Anders
  • Diane Blackford
  • Dan Dabelstein
  • Linda de Ambrosio
  • Claudia Harden
  • Barbara Hill
  • Val Hoffman
  • Becky Katzen
  • Ken Kurtis
  • Caron Laird
  • Robin Riggs
  • Hugh Ryono
  • Susan Schwartz
  • Jeanne Sleeper
  • Betsy Suttle
  • Leah Young
  • Laurie Abshire
  • Barbara Anders
  • Diane Blackford

Active Volunteers with over 10,000 hours

  • Rod Bush
  • Val Hoffman
  • Leah Young
  • Hugh Ryono
  • Robin Riggs
  • Jim Scott

Thank you to our committed and dedicated trustees.

  • Lance and Fay Adams
  • Tino and Martha Bernadett
  • Mark Bertrand and Robert Stanton
  • Barbara Blackwell
  • Steve Bolkovatz
  • Jim and Liz Breslauer
  • Steve and Fran Conley
  • Norm and Diane Delaterre
  • Gary and Dawna DeLong
  • Jason DePetris
  • Steve and Pilar Dobbs
  • John and Vickie Dupuy
  • John Fielder and Donita Van Horik
  • Carla and Ryan Flynn
  • Geof Garth
  • Daniel and Felicia Gilboa
  • Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg
  • Bob Gordon
  • John and Elizabeth Hancock
  • Jeffrey and Julia Headon
  • Val and Bob Hoffman
  • Michael and Diane Jensen
  • Trini and Maria Jimenez
  • Suzanne Kelley
  • Don and Julie Knabe
  • Corinne and Rocky Laverty
  • Andrew Maldonado and Lewis Shiro
  • Glen March
  • Gary and Cindy Matsumoto
  • Jan Mazyck
  • Jill McCullough
  • Rob McNeel and Ron Rulison
  • Josephine Molina and Heather Rudy
  • Michelle Molina
  • Charles and Sam Moore
  • William and Kathleen Mudd
  • Frank and Margie Newell
  • Beverly O’Neill
  • John Penny and Chris Kurimoto
  • Dennis Poulsen
  • Alan and Wendy Puzarne
  • Veronica Quintero
  • John and Robin Renfro
  • Mary Rooney
  • William and Diane Salter
  • John and Patricia Shadden
  • Jeanne Sleeper
  • Daniel and Rebecca Siskin
  • Jean Smith
  • Marvin Suomi
  • Ken Walker
  • John and Patricia Wang
  • Erik Wedin
  • Charles and Maureen Wilmot
  • Justin Wong

as of 8/3/2021

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Our Donors

The Aquarium of the Pacific relies on the contributions of individuals, foundations, corporations, and government partners to support vital animal care, conservation, and education programs. Thank you for your support.