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Asia Section Board of Directors

The Asia Section of the Society for Conservation Biology has an international following of members that support conservation in the Asian Region. The Board of Directors is an elected body that facilitates the goals and activities of the Section.

Current Members

Vivek Menon
Term End Date: 2022

Vice President
Periyadan K. Krishnakumar, PhD
Term End Date: 2021
Chief Financial Officer
Jennie Miller, PhD
Term End Date: 2020
Membership Liaison Officer
Ghazala Shahabuddin, PhD
Term End Date: 2020
Communications Officer
Mohammad Farhadinia, PhD
Term End Date: 2021
Education and Training Liaison, Conference Liaison
Kausik Banerjee, PhD
Term End Date: 2021 

Chapters Liaison
Amael Borzee, PhD
Term End Date: 2021
Election Officer and Conference Liaison
Sandeep Sharma, PhD
Term End Date: 2022

Diversity Liaison
Fikty Aprilinayati E
Term End Date: 2022

Awards Liaison
Trishna Dutta, PhD
Term End Date: 2021

Policy Liaison
Jeffrey A. McNeely
Term End Date: 2020
Social Media Liaison
Gerry Ryan 
Term End Date:  2020

Science Liaison
Alex Diment
Term End Date: 2024

Marine Liaison
Lindsay Porter, PhD
Term End Date:  2020


Future Members

If you are interested in being a member of the Asia Board you must be a member of SCB and a member of the Section. Generally 2 to 4 board members are elected annually. The Call for Nominations goes out in September or October and the election runs in October or November. 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 email the Asia Section Board.