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Program Intern, May-Oct 2024

Armon Alex is a distinguished Environmental Science Communicator and Ocean Policy Steward with nearly a decade of experience in global environmental non-profits. As Vice-Chair of the City of Corpus Christi’s Mayor’s Environmental Task Force and a key member of Climate Advocates Voces Unidas (CAVU) Board of Directors, Armon possesses influence both locally and internationally. Armon is the Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director of the Gulf of Mexico Youth Climate Summit, uniting young professionals, students, scientists, stakeholders, and public officials to address the Gulf of Mexico’s critical environmental challenges. This youth program, now under the direction of the Gulf Reach Institute, is deeply committed to environmental stewardship, climate action, and Gulf coastline preservation.

His journey started with hands-on water quality testing and evolved into a dynamic career in science-based community outreach and advocacy. Armon is resolutely committed to environmental justice, recognizing the critical role his community plays on the frontlines of the climate crisis. In his spare time, Armon mentors fellow young environmentalists, equipping them with the tools and knowledge to be effective science communicators. His collaborative spirit and unwavering dedication exemplify a vision for a sustainable, diverse, and a just world, where young leaders drive critical climate actions and pave the way for a greener tomorrow.