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Asia Section Board of Directors

The Asia Section of the Society for Conservation has an international following of members that support conservation in the Asian Region. The Board of Directors is an elected body that facilitates the goals and activities of the Section.

Current Members

Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Acting President & Ad-hoc Board Member
University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus

Jedediah Brodie, Board Member & Communications Director
Biodiversity Research Centre
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada

Lindsay Porter, Member at Large
University of St. Andrews
Hong Kong

Antony J. Lynam, Member at Large
Wildlife Conservation Society

Abi Tanim Vanak, Member at Large
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)

Christie Lai Ming LAM, Member at Large
Osaka University

Carl Traeholt, Member at Large
Copenhagen Zoo
Research and Conservation Division

SE Asia Biodiversitty Conservation Programme Director

Krithi Karanth, Member at Large
Centre for Wildlife Studies (India) and Duke University (USA)

Ellen Hines, Member at Large
Marine & Coastal Conservation and Spatial Planning Lab
Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies
San Francisco State University


Future Members

If you are interested in being a member of the Asian Board you must be a member of SCB and a member of the Section. Generally 2 to 4 board members are elected annually. The Call for Nominations goes out in September or October and the election runs in October or November. Each year section members receive an email about the open positions and the start of the election process. For more information about getting involved with this board, please contact a board member or