The inception of Shifting Sands in the words of it’s founder Dominick Solazzo. “My intent many years ago was to ensure that the dunes in Midway Beach would always have an advocate as well as the financial resources necessary to be maintained long after I was gone. In the arduous process of developing this organization I saw the necessity and opportunity to support coastal conservation and education not only in Midway Beach but throughout New Jersey.”
Dominick Solazzo is a resident of Midway Beach in South Seaside Park, Ocean County, NJ and Director for Shifting Sands, a non-profit coastal education and conservation organization. Dominick holds a BS in Natural Resource Management from Cook College, Rutgers University (1997) and is a current board member of the Midway Beach Condominium Association (2011-2016) Beach and dune maintenance administrator for (2008-2016) He is an avid surfer, expert dune activist and naturalist.