Staff

Rachel Silverstein, Ph.D.
Executive Director & Waterkeeper
Your full-time Miami Waterkeeper is part investigator, scientist, educator, and legal advocate, functioning as a public spokesperson for our Bay, protecting your right to clean water and empowering you to defend your waterways too!

Kelly Cox
General Counsel
Kelly serves as General Counsel for Miami Waterkeeper where she works on a wide range of policy, advocacy, and legal issues to ensure swimmable, drinkable, and fishable water for South Florida.

Carla Lovinsky
Office Manager
Carla serves as Miami Waterkeeper's Office Manager, where she works on administrative issues to ensure the office is running smoothly and the staff is working efficiently.

Kayla Hauge
Marketing Manager
Kayla serves as Marketing Manager for Miami Waterkeeper, where she works to design and develop marketing strategies across all digital platforms.

Collin Schladweiler
Outreach Coordinator
Collin serves as Outreach Coordinator for Miami Waterkeeper, where he manages community programs, leads volunteer events, and is the point person for public requests

Elizabeth Kelly
Water Quality Research Manager
With a PhD from the University of Miami, Elizabeth specializes in environmental microbiology and recreational water quality, running our water sampling program.

Casey Dresbach
Community Engagement Coordinator
Casey serves as Miami Waterkeeper’s Community Engagement Coordinator, where she focuses on strategies to increase community participation, outreach and education, and advocacy for South Florida's watershed.

Jessica Dennis
Communications Associate
Jessica Dennis is a rising second-year law student at the University of Miami School of Law. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Missouri in May 2018. In her free time, she likes cooking and tending to her balcony garden.

Staff
Staff
HomeMiami Waterkeeper is a South Florida Environmental Group that advocates for Swimmable, Drinkable, Fishable water for all. Working on sea rise, water pollution, coral reef protection, and water issue education.