Our Boards of Directors

and Advisors

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Board of Directors

Bob Orenstein
Director

Bob Orenstein

Bob is a retired intellectual property attorney and engineer who relocated to Tucson after a 27 year career at General Electric, having worked across a broad spectrum of projects related…

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Nancy Orr, Treasurer
Director

Nancy Orr, Treasurer

Nancy learned to love nature at her family's cabin on a wooded lake in Nebraska, and in the Nebraska Sand Hills, where she spent much time on her grandparent's farm.…

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Rob Schell
Director

Rob Schell

Rob Schell is a wildlife biologist with more than 15 years in the environmental consulting industry. Rob is currently the Wildlife Practice Lead at WRA, Inc., and is based in…

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Board of Advisors

Devin Edmonds
Devin Edmonds
Advisor

Devin Edmonds

Devin is a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to graduate school, he served as the Program Manager for the Lemur Conservation Foundation, a position he…

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Candace M. Hansen-Hendrikx
Advisor

Candace M. Hansen-Hendrikx

Candace is a spokeswoman for underappreciated species who holds degrees in Geography, Anthropology and Geographic Information Systems and is also the Director of Communications and Partnerships for the Amphibian Survival…

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Bryan Heidorn
Advisor

Bryan Heidorn

Bryan works primarily in the field of biological informatics, the application of computer technology to help collect data and understand biology at the molecular, organism and ecosystem levels. Bryan moved…

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Scotty Johnson
Scotty Johnson
Advisor

Scotty Johnson

As Ecologist, philosopher, composer and writer, Scotty Johnson has trained with former Vice-President Al Gore and lectured extensively on climate change, served on various USFWS endangered species recovery teams, worked…

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Professor Dan Lewis
Daniel Lewis
Advisor

Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis is a curator, scholar and environmental historian. He holds a Ph.D. in History, and serves as the Dibner Senior Curator for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology…

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Ryan Lynch
Advisor

Ryan Lynch

Ryan received his MS in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Florida working on site occupancy models to monitor Anuran populations in the Florida Everglades. During the seven years Ryan…

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Paul Maier
Paul Maier
Advisor

Paul Maier

Paul earned his Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from UC Riverside and San Diego State, studying the evolutionary past, present, and future of Yosemite toads in California. He has a passion…

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Gregory McNamee
Advisor

Gregory McNamee

Gregory McNamee is a writer, journalist, editor, photographer, and publisher. He is the author or title-page editor of forty books and author of more than four thousand periodical pieces, including…

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Maureen O’Nell
Advisor

Maureen O’Nell

Maureen E. O'Nell earned her MS in policy from the University of Illinois, Chicago and has served as an executive leader to nonprofits for over two decades. She understands the…

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Dr. Summer Pisciotta
Dr. Summer Pisciotta
Advisor

Dr. Summer Pisciotta

Dr. Summer Pisciotta is an expert in the field of curriculum development and instructional design. A passion for world travel has given Summer a rich perspective which fuels her enthusiasm…

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Brian Ravizza
Brian Ravizza
Advisor

Brian Ravizza

Brian graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999 with a B.S. in Ecology and Evolution. His field studies include conservation work on Bison and wolves in Yellowstone…

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