Lovel Pratt is the Marine Protection Program Director at Friends of the San Juans. Friends of the San Juans protects and restores the San Juan Islands and the Salish Sea for people and nature using science, education, and advocacy – since 1979.
Lovel advocates for safe shipping and oil spill prevention in the transboundary Salish Sea. She is a member of the Governor’s Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery and Task Force’s Vessels Working Group and the San Juan County Marine Resources Committee. Lovel is the environmental representative on the Puget Sound Harbor Safety Committee and served on the VTRA (Vessel Traffic Risk Assessment) 2010 and VTRA 2015 Working Groups.