Category: Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: Jill Lankford

Volunteer Spotlight: Jill Lankford

May Volunteer Spotlight: Jill Lankford By Sheila Harnois This month’s volunteer spotlight shines on Jill Lankford, who has been working for STPS since she moved to Florida about two years ago. If you’ve been...

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Hansen

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Hansen

Carol Hansen by Aubry Forsyth Nature photographer and devoted member of the Sea Turtle Preservation Society for over 20 years, Carol Hansen has a lot to share. She has always loved to travel, even...

Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Marie Olivieri

Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Marie Olivieri

 Anna Marie Olivieri Rookie Volunteer of the YearBy Renee Hurley Anna Marie Olivieri has been a member of the Sea Turtle Preservation Society since 2016.  Her love for turtles was born on July 18, 2016 when...

Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Petrillo

Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Petrillo

 Michael Petrillo Doing the Job No One Else WantsBy Sarah Tolson Michael Petrillo has been with STPS for a few years. His son, Mark, was involved with STPS first.  Mark is the reason why...

Volunteer Spotlight: Big Dave

Volunteer Spotlight: Big Dave

 “Big Dave” Castro “Mr. Roboturtle”By Sarah Tolson Big Dave has been with STPS for 11 years! He has been a “Night Krawler” for all 11 years–meaning he participates in turtle walks.  He also did...

Volunteer Spotlight: Princess

Volunteer Spotlight: Princess

 Princess  “The Girl Who Always Goes North”By Sarah Tolson Princess has volunteered with Sea Turtle Preservation Society for 15 years now! She has been involved with turtle walks and our Turtle Krawl 5k.  She also...

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Johnson

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Johnson

 Nancy Johnson  Devoted STPS Volunteer & TravelerBy Sarah Tolson Nancy Johnson has been a dedicated Sea Turtle Preservation Society volunteer for the past 6 years.  A Brevard County resident since 1979, she is a...