Irene Reynolds Schier
Irene became engaged with the The Ocean Exchange™ through her longtime trusteeship with the Sapelo Foundation. This Georgia based foundation has a long history and affinity for water-related issues. Through its environmental initiatives, the Foundation has been a pioneering funder of projects that preserves Georgia’s finite natural resources. Targeted philanthropic investments in water resources management and policy the foundation have addressed critical environmental issues impacting the Georgia Coast and our Oceanic resources.
Irene holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Basel, Switzerland. She is a passionate diver and tries to head to the ocean as often as she can.