Teresa Bolton


Teresa Bolton is a graduate of Mt. St. Mary’s University, MD, USA with a B.S. in Biology.  Her entire career has been dedicated to the training and study of bottlenose dolphins.  She has lived on Roatan for 26 years where she has worked as the Assistant Director of the Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences.  Her responsibilities include the daily care and training of 22 bottlenose dolphins, the education and management of the training staff, development and evaluations of our educational programs, and the development of various research programs.  She has worked with scientists from all over the world to further understand this species. Her programs have been featured in several educational and scientific film projects including the BBC, Nova science and National Geographic. Teri joined the RMP board in 2015 and has welcomed the opportunity to get further involved with the conservation effort on Roatan.