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SCB Board of Governors

SCB board meeting in July 2018, Toronto, Canada
SCB board members as of July 2018. 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 Asia Section President Anthony J. Lynam, SCB President Mike Mascia, Oceania Section President Vanessa Adams, SCB North America Section President Jessa Madosky, Israel Borokini, standing in for SCB Africa Section President Martin Nganje, SCB Treasurer Heather DeCaluwe, SCB President-elect Adina Merenlender. Front row: SCB Executive Director Debborah Luke, SCB Past President James Watson,  SCB LACA Section President Anthony Giordano, SCB Secretary Marit Wilkerson, SCB Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Officer Rae Wynn-Grant. Not pictured: SCB Marine Section President Katie Matthews, SCB Vice President for Programs Sarah Reed, SCB Europe Section President Bege Jonsson, SCB Africa Section President Martin Nganje. 
 

Executive Committee Members

President

Mike Mascia
Conservation International
Virginia
United States
Chair of the Conference Committee; Liaison to the Audit Committee and Executive Committee
Term ends as Past President: 30 June 2021

President Elect

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

Past President

James Watson
Wildlife Conservation Society
University of Queensland
Australia
Chair of the Governance Committee
Term ends as Past President: 30 June 2019

Treasurer

Heather DeCaluwe
Colorado
United States
Term ends :30 June 2019

Secretary

Marit Wilkerson
The Nature Conservancy
San Francisco, CA
United States
Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee; Liaison to the Awards Committee
Term ends: 30 June 2019

Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity  Officer

Rae Wynn-Grant
Wildlife Ecologist
Center for Biodiverstiy and Conservation/American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY
USA

Section Members

Africa Section

Martin NGANJE
Environment & Forestry, Africa
Cameroon
Section Governing Board President 
Term ends: 31 December 2020

Asia Section

Antony J. Lynam
Wildlife Conservation Society
Center for Global Conservation
Thailand
Section Governing Board President 
Term ends: 30 June 2019

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

Sarah Reed
Wildlife Conservation Society
Colorado State University
Colorado
United States
Chair of Policy Committee; Liaison to Publications Committee 
Chair of the Policy Committee
Term ends: 30 June 2019

Marine Section

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

North America Section

Jessa Madosky
University of Tampa
Florida
United States
Section Governing Board President
Term ends: 30 June 2019

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

 

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Regional Section Board Members

Please see the Section webpages for current board member listings