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Anthony is LACA's President Elect. Location:
He's current possition is Doctoral Research Fellow & Fulbright Scholar at Texas Tech University. He is also Executive Director & Founder of S.P.E.C.I.E.S. (Society for the Preservation of Endangered Carnivores & their International Ecological Study) and President & Founder, LifeScape International.
 
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  • B.S.c, (Honors), Biology (Zoology), Long Island University, Southampton College.
  • B.S.c. (Honors), Environmental Science (Biology), Long Island University, Southampton College.
  • M.Sc., Conservation Biology & Applied Ecology, University of Maryland, Frostburg State University.
Want to know more about Anthony? Click HERE to read his bio in English.

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Armando Valdés-Velásquez is LACA's Director of Education. Location
He is Director, Planning & Development, Research Center for Integral & Sustainable Development (CIDIS), Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH); Consultant with Foundations of Success.
 
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  • Ph.D., (Doctor Rerum Naturalium) in zoology and geography from the R. F-W-Universität Bonn, Germany
  • B.Sc., Biology at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru
Want to know more about Armando? Click HERE to read his bio in English.

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Dolors Armenteras is LACA's Secretary. Location:
She is currently Associate Professor in the Biology Department at the National University of Colombia.

 

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  • Ph.D. Geography at King´s College London (UK).
  • M.Sc. Enviromental Forestry  M.S. (Distinction) at University of Wales (UK).
  • B.Sc. Biology at Universidad de Barcelona, Spain.
Want to know more about Karla? Click HERE to read her bio in English, and HERE to visit her University Web Page

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Olivier is LACA's President. Location:
He's current possition is and Co-Cordinator of the Great Green Macaw Research and Conservation Project at the Tropical Science Center
 
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  • Bachelors in Arts (Université de Lausanne).
  • Masters in Project Management (University for International Cooperation).
  • PhD in Natural Sciences for Sustainable Development (Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica).
Want to know more about Olivier? Click HERE to read his bio in English.

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Sandra is LACA's Director of Communications. Location:
She's Mexican and her current possition is as consultant at Fuego Verde NGO.
 
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  • B.S.c., Biology (Zoology), Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • M.Sc., Biology (Ecology), Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • PhD., Sciences (Environmental Ecology), Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • 2 year Postdoc at the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (UAS).
Want to know more about Sandra? Click HERE to read her bio in English. Da click AQUI para leer su bio en español. Visit her WEBSITE.

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Tsitsi McPherson is LACA's Director of Nominations. Location: and
She is Guyanese and her current position is Lecturer, State University of New York, College at Oneonta.
 
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  • Ph.D, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Connecticut
  • MS, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Connecticut
  • BA, Geography (Distinction) and Biology, University of Guyana, Guyana
Want to know more about Tsitsi? Click HERE to read her bio in English.

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Nigel Noriega is LACA's Chief Financial Officer. Location: and
His current position is Director and Founder of Sustainable Innovation Initiatives
 
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  • Ph.D. in Integrative Biology is from the University of California at Berkeley
  • B.S. in zoology is from the University of Florida
Want to know more about Nigel? Click HERE to read his bio in English.

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Mariana Lucero is LACA's Director of Chapters. Location:
Her current position is Masters Student on Use and Conservation of Natural Resources; Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste (CIBNOR) at La Paz, Baja California Sur.
 
PAST
  •     B.S.c., Biology, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
Want to know more about Mariana Lucero? Click HERE to read her bio in English.

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Heliot is LACA's Director of Membership. Location:
His current position is Research Professor at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Lerma.
 
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  • B.S.c., Biology, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • M.Sc., Sciences (Environmental Ecology), Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • PhD., Sciences (Environmental Ecology), Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
 
Want to know more about Heliot? Click HERE to read his bio in English.