Daisy Martinez Founding President Chief Executive Officer
An environmentalist at heart who loves to run and explore her local trails. She dreams of traveling the world, running on beautiful mountains, and inspiring others to care for the environment. Daisy strives constantly to be the change she wishes to see in the world.
Eli Tlaseca Education & Creative Operations Director
Enjoys helping others, adventuring in the great outdoors, running, and hiking. She is a self-taught face painting artist. She leads the Elysian Park project and helps with TFE's creativity. Eli uses her creative mind for all of our upcycling projects we have in our education program.
Andres Maldonado Director of Media
An inquisitive young man; enthusiastic to bring his set of skills and aptitudes to Trash Free Earth. He is persistent in his development and growth, firmly believing that critical thinking is a cornerstone for progression. He loves literature, photography, and physically demanding activities. He aims to ignite relationships with his surrounding world as to evoke mindful change towards our ecosystem.
Dani Hernandez Director of Volunteer Services & Photographer
An adventurer with hope for a brighter, cleaner and more inclusive future who believes that in order to succeed we must educate and inspire those who surround us by walking the talk. On her spare time she loves to travel on new adventures, create awesome healthy meals and take pictures of the breathtaking nature lanscapes Mother Earth has to offer. She also is a strong supporter of literacy and helping English Learners. Loves language and learning about other cultures.
Aaron Tolentino Videographer
Thrives off adventure and meeting new souls during his travels. His passion & concern for the outdoors is what inspired him to film the journey of Trash Free Earth. If you happen to run into him on the trail, don't forget to say hi!
Deana Romo Photographer
Deana encourages others to do good for the sake of good itself. She loves hiking, photography, and creating positive change. Deana is excited to bring her passion to the Trash Free Earth community.
Moreya Redmond Film Editor
Loves the outdoors, helping others, and is very friendly to everyone she meets. She enjoys hiking and adventuring around her town and often records these moments to be edited and shared later. She wishes to inspire others to keep the world clean through the videos she makes, in hopes to create a happy and healthier earth.
James Cordero Community & Partners Coordinator
An avid adventurer, whether it be the desert, mountains or the coast. He enjoys making people smile and laugh, by any means necessary. James is always working on either trying to make the world a cleaner place, or helping out strangers and inspiring the people of the world to be better to each other.
Dulce Real Environmental Education Director
Loves the outdoors and the people around her. She is a firm believer of the importance of education and kindness. In her free time, you can find Dulce on a mountain, or at the library doing her Physics homework that she procrastinated on.
Samantha Perretty Social Media Coordinator
Loves the outdoors and is very passionate about helping our Earth become a cleaner and more sustainable place. She believes no stone should be left unturned and can often be found adventuring somewhere in the wilderness. She also loves to see new places, but where ever her travels take her she has a trash bag in hand.
Trash Free Earth Captains
TFE Captains provide leadership, guidance, and ensure the safety of the volunteers at our cleanups.