Greg Butcher is the Director of Bird Conservation for the National Audubon Society. He has a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Washington. He has previously served as Director of Bird Population Studies at Cornell University’s Laboratory of Ornithology and is an elective member of the American Ornithologists’ Union (AOU).
Jamie Rappaport Clark is a wildlife biologist and has been the Executive Vice President of Defenders of Wildlife since 2004. She was the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1997 to 2001 and served as the head of the Service’s endangered species program before becoming director.
Brock Evans is President of the Endangered Species Coalition. Prior to assuming leadership with ESC, he served as Vice President for National Issues for National Audubon Society for 15 years. He earlier served as Director of the Sierra Club’s Washington DC Office and as the Club’s Northwest Representative.
John Fitzgerald is Policy Director for the Society of Conservation Biology. Previously he was Counsel to a U.S. House Subcommittee, Legislative Aid to a Member of Congress serving on a committee that reauthorized the ESA, Chief Counsel at Defenders of Wildlife, an Environmental Analyst in the US Agency for International Development and has represented other ESC members as well.
Elizabeth Griffin is a Marine Wildlife Scientist based out of Oceana’s Washington, D.C. office. She received a master’s degree in Environmental Management, with a concentration in Coastal Environmental Management, from Duke University in 2003. She works extensively on science and policy issues related to marine mammals, sea turtles and sharks.
Jan Randall is Professor Emeritus of Biology at San Francisco State University. She has a B.S. in zoology, University of Idaho, M.Ed. University of Washington, Seattle, and a Ph.D. in zoology from Washington State University. She is also a board member of the Endangered Species Coalition.
Joe Scott is the International Programs Director at Conservation Northwest, a Washington State based conservation non-profit with 7,000 members that focuses on ecosystem protection in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. He is also a board member of the Endangered Species Coalition.
Bill Snape is Senior Counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity, Chairman Emeritus of the board of the Endangered Species Coalition, practitioner in residence at American University Law School, and the head swim coach at Gallaudet University. He has been working on environmental advocacy issues for twenty years.