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Department: Development

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Kagan Jenkins

Kagan graduated summa cum laude from the Honors College at Auburn University in 2015, with two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication and History. Diving headfirst into the nonprofit world, she instantly recognized her passion for fundraising and outreach, leading her to earn her Master of Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University in 2018. Prior … Continued

Kaitlyn Cole

With a decade of dedicated work in the nonprofit sector, Kaitlyn brings a wide range of experience as Grant Administrator at the Pacific Whale Foundation. Raised near the coast of southern San Diego, her formative years instilled a deep-seated commitment to safeguard Earth’s natural resources. As an alumni of San Diego State University, with a … Continued

Torrie Kinley

Torrie is a graduate of Long Beach City College in California and California State University, Long Beach, where she earned a degree in Communications Studies. Torrie has generously volunteered her time to numerous non-profit organizations, gaining valuable insight into the world of Development. Additionally, she has been actively involved in various programs involving equality and … Continued

Margo Juarez

Margo’s journey began in 2018 with PacWhale Eco-Adventures, as a Customer Care agent, sharing her admiration for the ocean and its inhabitants with guests. In 2021, she transitioned to Pacific Whale Foundation as the Development Coordinator, eventually progressing to her current role of working directly with donors. Margo brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise … Continued

Caitlin Carroll

Caitlin’s professional journey within the organization started as a Naturalist for PacWhale EcoAdventures, where she worked for several years, and had a lot of fun watching whales and meeting our incredible supporters. Subsequently, she transitioned to the non-profit division of the company, assuming roles such as Development Assistant and Engagement Specialist, before beginning her current … Continued

Raegan Buckley

Raegan joined Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) in 2022 as the Development Department’s Database Specialist. She acts as CRM system expert, managing the digital aspects of PWF’s fundraising campaigns and events, and working collaboratively with PWF’s Marketing team on digital communications to members and donors. Growing up in South Louisiana, Raegan has a lifelong passion for … Continued