Epic adds three to board of directors

POSTED: 02/21/12 12:13 PM

St. Maarten – Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (Epic) added Tajiana Ancora-Brown, Oldine Bryson-Pantophlet, and Alexandra Halley to its board of directors. They join Adam Brown and President Natalia Collier.

Ancora-Brown has an excellent understanding of communications and marketing as well as board experience. Bryson-Pantophlet offers extensive experience in the fields of education, non-profit management, and advocacy. Halley has a valuable perspective as a local eco-tourism business owner who is also active in the non-profit sector.

Epic is a local non-governmental, non-profit foundation that has been managing and carrying-out nature conservation projects, research and environmental education programs on Sint Maarten since 2001.

In March of 2007 the foundation launched its Love the Lagoon project which is aimed at raising environmental awareness and addressing the Simpson Bay Lagoon’s pollution problems through educational programs and stakeholder participation.

The Foundation’s environmental education program has reached thousands of primary as well as secondary school students and members of a wide range of organisations. In addition to its environmental education program EPIC is also the National Operator for the Blue Flag Program an international eco-label for beaches and marinas. Since October 2011 St. Maarten has two internationally recognized Blue Flag locations.

Local environmental conservationist Rueben J. Thompson – the project manager for the Love the Lagoon program – serves as Epic’s media relations officer. Thompson also carries out daily management activities.

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