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North America Section Board of Directors

The North America Section of the Society for Conservation has an international following of members that support conservation in North America. The board of directors is an elected body that facilitates the goals and activities of the Section.

Current Members

Carlos Carroll, President
Klamath Center for Conservation Research

Karen Beard, Board Member
Utah State University

Brett Dickson, Board Member
Conservation Science Partners, Inc. 

Niel LawrenceBoard Member
Natural Resources Defense Council
Washington, DC

Andrew MacDougall, Board Member
University of Guelph

Jessa MadoskyChapters Liaison, President Elect
University of Tampa

Paul Paquet, Board Member
Raincoast Conservation Foundation
British Columbia

Rob Baldwin, Board Member
Clemson University
South Carolina

Cheryl Chetkiewicz, Board Member
Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Tripp Burwell, Student Representative
Duke University
North Carolina

Kristin Carden, Board Member


Future Members

If you are interested in being a member of the North American board of directors you must be a member of SCB and a member of the Section. Generally, two-to-four board members are elected annually. The call for nominations goes out in March or April and the election runs in April or May. 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 email