NACCB 2024 Organizing Committee

Steering

  • Adina Merenlender, UC Berkeley
  • Rebecca Hufft, Denver Botanic Gardens, SCB North America – President
  • Bernie Traversari, SCB North America – Director of Operations and Programs
  • Carlos Carroll, Klamath Center for Conservation Research
  • Lauren Jonaitis, Tropical Audubon Society, SCB North America – VP for Policy & Programs
  • Audrey Irvine-Broque, University of British Columbia
  • Alana Luzzio, UC Davis
  • Anderson Tate-Montenegro, UC Davis
  • Ema Fatima, University of British Columbia
  • Paige Olmstead, Smart Prosperity Institute, University of Ottawa
  • Paul McCarney, Yukon University

Graphic Design

  • Brooke Weiland, BW Illustration LLC
  • Sage Paul, Sage Owl Designs

Scientific Program

  • Paul McCarney (Chair), Yukon University
  • Anna Kopitov, ESA – Seattle
  • Alana Luzzio, UC Davis
  • Amanda Bates, University of Victoria
  • Rebecca McCaffery, USGS, SCB North America – Past President
  • Anna Santo, University of British Columbia
  • Audrey Irvine-Broque, University of British Columbia
  • Blake Danis, Simon Fraser University/BC Marsh Monitoring Program
  • Sheila Colla, York University, SCB North America – Member-At-Large
  • Ema Fatima, University of British Columbia
  • My-Lan Le, Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Elizabeth Nelson, Parks Canada
  • Forough Ghanizadeh, University of British Columbia
  • Martha Groom, University of Washington Bothell & Seattle, SCB North America – VP for Education & Chapters
  • Karen Root, Bowling Green State University
  • Pourya Sardari, Simon Fraser University/Wildlife Outreach & Conservation Society
  • Sarah Klain, Utah State University
  • Seni Senjaya, University of British Columbia
  • Shannon Hagerman, University of British Columbia
  • Tom Sisk, Simon Fraser University/Northern Arizona University
  • Wendy Palen, Simon Fraser University

Plenaries

  • Alana Luzzio (Chair), UC Davis
  • Carlos Carroll, Klamath Center for Conservation Research
  • Elizabeth Nelson, Parks Canada
  • Karen Root, Bowling Green State University
  • Paul McCarney, Yukon University
  • Rebecca Hufft, Denver Botanic Gardens, SCB North America – President
  • Rebecca McCaffery, USGS, SCB North America – Past President

Sponsorship

  • Adina Merenlender (Co-Chair), UC Berkeley
  • Paige Olmstead (Co-Chair), Smart Prosperity Institute, University of Ottawa
  • Anna Kopitov, ESA – Seattle
  • Carlos Carroll, Klamath Center for Conservation Research
  • Rebecca Hufft, Denver Botanic Gardens, SCB North America – President
  • Kai Chan, University of British Columbia
  • Claire Kremen, University of British Columbia
  • Jodi Hilty, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
  • Forough Ghanizadeh, University of British Columbia
  • Huining Jia, University of British Columbia

Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity & Attendee Resources

  • Jennifer Magel (Co-Chair), University of British Columbia
  • Brendan Reid (Co-Chair), Rutgers University, SCB North America – Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer
  • Ema Fatima, University of British Columbia
  • Anna Weber, Florida International University, SCB North America – Student Affairs Representative
  • Anderson Tate-Montenegro, UC Davis
  • Blake Danis, Simon Fraser University/BC Marsh Monitoring Program
  • Martha Groom, University of Washington Bothell & Seattle, SCB North America – VP for Education & Chapters
  • Tom Sisk, Simon Fraser University/Northern Arizona University

Volunteers

  • TBD

Field Trips and Local/Social Events & Resources

  • Audrey Irvine-Broque (Chair), University of British Columbia
  • Anna Santo, University of British Columbia
  • Anderson Tate-Montenegro, UC Davis
  • Elizabeth Gow, Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Mariana Pascual, University of British Columbia
  • Pourya Sardari, Simon Fraser University/Wildlife Outreach & Conservation Society
  • Seni Senjaya, University of British Columbia

Student Affairs 

  • Anderson Tate-Montenegro (Co-Chair), UC Davis
  • Anna Weber (Co-Chair), Florida International University, SCB North America – Student Affairs Representative
  • Alysha Cypher, Prince William Sound Science Center, SCB North America – Chapters Representative
  • Mariana Pascual, University of British Columbia
  • Seni Senjaya, University of British Columbia
  • Ema Fatima, University of British Columbia
  • Akinjole Olayemi, University of Cincinnati
  • Kelly Keen, UC Santa Cruz
  • Zachary Moore, Wildlife Conservation Society Canada, SCB North America – Member-At-Large
  • Rachel Darling, University of Maine

Communications

  • Lauren Jonaitis (Chair), Tropical Audubon Society, SCB North America – VP for Policy & Programs
  • Bernie Traversari, SCB North America – Director of Operations and Programs
  • Julianna Duran, North Carolina State University, SCB North America, SCB North America – Communications Intern
  • Paige Olmstead, Smart Prosperity Institute, University of Ottawa
  • Anna Kopitov, ESA – Seattle
  • Audrey Irvine-Broque, University of British Columbia