Communications and Policy Director
As Policy Director Fay develops strategies and oversees the implementation of WILDCOAST’s public policy agenda in Mexico and partially in California, with a focus on specific priority areas consistent with WILDCOAST’s conservation mission.
Fay cultivates relationships with key elected and appointed officials, staff, policy makers and related governmental bodies and leaders, while working in partnerships with organizations of the private and social sectors to build coalitions to further WILDCOAST public policy agenda.
Her conservation communications campaigns on behalf of sea turtles, whales, mangroves and coral reefs have been reported on by the Wall Street Journal, NPR, New York Times, BBC, Televisa, TV-Azteca, Univision, and Telemundo among others. Fay's "My Man Doesn't Eat Sea Turtle Eggs" Campaign was called, "The best ocean campaign in human history" by conservation communication guru Randy Olson. Fay is a native of Mexico City. M.A. Political Science, York University; M.A. International Relations University of Las Americas; B.A. Economics Bar-Ilan University, Israel and is a former NPR and El Financiero reporter and ran her own media relations firm before joining the WILDCOAST team.