SCB Board of Governors

SCB board meeting in July 2018, Toronto, Canada
SCB's Board of Governors meets in-person at SCB Section Congresses (even number years) and at ICCB (odd number years). In 2018, the SCB Board met at the North America Congress for Conservation Biology. Top row (left to right): SCB Vice President for Membership Kevin Njabo, Catarina Ferreira (standing in for SCB Europe Section President Bege Jonsson), SCB Vice President for Education & Outreach Eduardo Gallo Cajiao, SCB President-Elect Anthony J. Lynam, SCB Past President Mike Mascia*, Oceania Section President Vanessa Adams, former SCB North America Section President Jessa Madosky*, Africa Section President Israel Borokini, former SCB Treasurer Heather DeCaluwe*, SCB President Adina Merenlender. Front row: Former SCB Executive Director Debborah Luke, SCB Past President James Watson*,  SCB LACA Section President Anthony Giordano, former SCB Secretary Marit Wilkerson*, former SCB Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Officer Rae Wynn-Grant*.
*not on current on board  
 

Executive Committee Members

President

Adina Merenlender
University of California
California
United States
Term ends as Past President: 30 June 2023

President Elect

Antony Lynam
Wildlife Conservation Society
Bangkok
Thailand
Term ends as Past President: 30 June 2025

 

Treasurer

Jennifer Thornhill
Institute of Applied Ecology
George Mason University
Corvallis
Oregon
Term ends: 30 June 2022

Secretary

Lionel Yamb
African Marine Mammal Conservation Organisation (AMMCO)
Cameroon
Term ends: 30 June 2023

Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity  Officer

Ellen Hines
San Francisco State University
California
United States
Term ends: 30 June 2022

Section Members

Africa Section

Israel Borokini
University of Nevada, Reno
United States
Section Governing Board President 
Term ends: 31 December 2022

Asia Section

Vivek Menon
New Delhi, India
Wildlife Trust of India
Section Governing Board President
Term ends 30 June 2022

Europe Section

Bengt Gunnar Jonnson
Mid-Sweden University
Sweden
Section Governing Board President
Term ends: 31 December 2020

Latin America and Caribbean Section

Anthony Giordano
S.P.E.C.I.E.S
New York
Section Governing Board President 
Term ends: 31 Dec 2019
 

Vice President Members

Vice President for Education and Outreach

Eduardo Gallo Cajiao
University of Queensland
Australia
Chair of the Student Affairs Committee; Liaison to Working Groups and Fellowship Programs Committee
Term ends: 30 June 2022

Vice President for Membership

Kevin Njabo
Pritzker Education Fellow
Associate Director, Africa Director,
Center for Tropical Research
Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Institute of Environment and Sustainability and 
Department of Environmental Health
University of California, Los Angeles
United States
VP of Membership
Term ends: 30 June 2021

Vice President for Programs and Nominees

Melissa Price
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Hawaii
United States
Term ends: 30 June 2023

Marine Section

Katie Matthews
Oceana
Washington, DC
United States
Section Governing Board President
Term ends: 31 Dec 2019

North America Section

Karen Root
Bowling Green State University
Ohio
United States
Term ends 30 June 2021

Oceania Section

Vanessa Adams
University of Queensland
Australia
Section Governing Board President
Term ends: 30 June 2020

Ombuds

John Robinson
Former SCB President
Chief Conservation Officer, and Executive Vice President
Wildlife Conservation Society

 

Terms of Reference

 

For more information about our Board members, please contact: info@conbio.org 


Regional Section Board Members

Please see the Section webpages for current board member listings