Sandra Thornton Whitehouse is a marine biologist and environmental advocate. She is the President at Ocean Wonks LLC and Founding Member at Ocean Collectiv. She has been a Consultant and Senior Policy Advisor at Ocean Conservancy since September 2008. She is a consultant who has served for over twenty years as an ocean policy advisor to multiple organizations and institutions, using her marine science expertise to advise clients on a variety of issues including how to advance ocean health and sustainably develop coastal and offshore projects. Her clients have included environmental nongovernmental organizations and other nonprofit organizations, a state agency, a legislative body, and private companies.
She has served on the boards of Save the Bay, The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter, the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, the Aquidneck Island Land Trust, Grow Smart Rhode Island, and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership. Whitehouse presently sits on the Advisory Board for the Graduate School Of Oceanography at The University of Rhode Island. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a doctoral degree in biological oceanography from the Graduate School of Oceanography at The University of Rhode Island.
Sandra Thornton Whitehouse Age
Sandra Thornton Whitehouse’s age is unclear. Her husband, Sheldon Whitehouse, was born on October 20, 1955, in New York City, New York, the son of Mary Celine (née Rand) and career diplomat Charles Sheldon Whitehouse, and grandson of diplomat Edwin Sheldon Whitehouse (1883–1965).
Sheldon Whitehouse Wife Sandra Thornton Whitehouse
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has been married to his wife, Sandra Thornton Whitehouse, since 1986. The couple wed at the St. George’s School Chapel in Newport, Rhode Island, surrounded by friends and family. They live in Rhode Island with their two children.
Sandra Thornton Whitehouse Children
Sheldon and his wife Sandra, have two children, Molly and Alexander Whitehouse.
Sandra Thornton Whitehouse Family
Sandra Thornton is from a prominent family. She is the daughter of Henry Herman Mumm Thornton, who was a banker and businessman. She is the granddaughter of James Worth Thornton and Elena Mumm Thornton Wilson. Her step-grandfather was prominent essayist and critic Edmund Wilson.
Sandra Thornton Whitehouse Net Worth
Sandra Thornton Whitehouse’s net worth is unclear. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s net worth is an estimated $10 million.