​​Board of Directors

 Illona Offner - Secretary



Mr. Lima graduated from Manhattan's The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1987. During a decade in which he performed on stage and television he also made several trips to Brazil’s impoverished coastal communities.


In 1996 he tested the idea behind Endangered Coast by producing a large exhibition of his photographs at the invitation of the United Nations in New York. The shows subsequent success led, the same year, to the founding of Endangered Coast.

Geneveive Spruill - Treasurer -

Is a gratuate of NYU and works in the financial industry. she like to ski love dogs eats icecream and runs marathons. . During a decade in which he performed on stage and television he also6made several trips to Brazil’s impoverished coastal communities. 

In 1996 he tested the idea behind Endangered Coast by producing a large exhibition of his photographs at the invitation of the United Nations in New York. The shows subsequent success led, the same year, to the founding of Endangered Coast.

Paul Lima - President / Founder

Mr. Lima graduated from New York's The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1987. During a decade in which he performed on stage and television he also made several trips to Brazil’s impoverished coastal communities.

In 1996 he tested the idea behind Endangered Coast by producing a large exhibition of his photographs at the invitation of the United Nations in New York. The shows subsequent success led, the same year, to the founding of Endangered Coast.