SCB Board of Governors

Clockwise: Antony Lynam, Melissa Price, Justine Vaz, Israel Borokini, John Piccolo, Nicola Nelson, Rebecca McCaffery, Edward Hind-Ozan, Eduardo Gallo Cajiao, Karla Pelz Serrano, Adina Merenlender, Vivek Menon, Jennifer Thornhill, Erin Poor, Vanessa Adams, Tsitsi McPherson

 

Executive Committee Members

President

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

President Elect

Vanessa Adams
University of Tasmania
Tasmania 
Australia
Term ends as President: 30 June 2025

Past President

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

Treasurer

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

Secretary

Justine Vaz
Interim
The Habitat Foundation
Pulau Pinang
Malaysia
Term ends: 30 June 2023
 

Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity  Officer

Tsitsi McPherson
Interim
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

John Piccolo
Karlstad University
Sweden
Section Governing Board President
Term ends: 31 December 2023

Latin America and Caribbean Section

Karla Pelz Serrano
Department of Environmental Sciences
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Mexico
Section Governing Board President 
Term ends: 31 Dec 2021
 

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

Erin Poor
University of Maryland
The Nature Conservancy 
Denver, Colorado
United States
Term ends: 30 June 2025

Vice President for Programs and Nominees

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

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


 

Marine Section

Edward Hind-Ozan
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs
United Kingdom Government
United Kingdom
Section Governing Board President
Term ends: 31 Dec 2022

North America Section

Rebecca McCaffery
USGS
Bozeman, Montana
United States
Term ends 30 June 2023

Oceania Section

Nicola Nelson 
Victoria University of Wellington 
New Zealand
Section Governing Board President
Term ends: 30 June 2022

Ombuds

Ines Arroyo Quiroz 
Researcher
Centro Regional de Investigaciones Multidisciplinaries
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Blake Alexander Simmons 
Research Associate
Queensland University of Technology

Marit Doshi
Senior Coordinator / Project Manager
California Association for Resource Conservation Districts / 
UC Berkeley Cooperative Extension

Li (Aster) Zhang
Professor of Conservation Biology
Beijing Normal University

The SCB ombuds group is an independent, neutral, and confidential resource for members of the SCB community who are concerned about behavior of staff, governors, members or other functionaries of SCB. 

Contact the SCB ombuds and review the terms of reference.


Regional Section Board Members

Please see the Section webpages for current board member listings