Sylvia Brady, Executive Director
Sylvia Brady came to visit St. Croix in 1976. Taken with the sheer beauty of the rain forest, bountiful sea and the abundant vegetation, she moved from New York in 1977. A former Director of Development for SEA and The Landmarks Society and a Mental Health counselor by training, she brings with her a wealth of information and skills in fundraising, events planning and empowering people to do great things. She is active in several community groups such as Sisters Keepers, Ten Thousand Helpers and Caribbean Community Theatre.
Carlene Mead, Bookkeeper
Carlene Mead made the move back to St. Croix from Connecticut with her husband Ian in 2003 and has been SEA’s bookkeeper since 2006. She’s been working with non-profits for most of her career with over 25 years of experience. An avid cyclist, Carlene can be found riding the south shore every morning. Other hobbies
include gardening, kayaking, swimming and entertaining her many (and frequent) visitors from the North.
Jennifer Valiulis, Environmental Education Coordinator and Conservation Steward
Jen started in 2015 with SEA andejoys sharing her love of nature through SEA’s education programs. She is a former co-owner of Geographic Consulting LLC, a natural resources consulting company in St. Croix through which she ran the Sandy Point Sea Turtle Project for five years. As a wildlife biologist, Jen has worked with many of the critters of the Virgin Islands and along the way has learned quite a bit about the flora as well. When not at work, Jen is almost always doing something outside like hiking, snorkeling, kayaking or traveling somewhere to hike, snorkel or kayak.