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North America Section Board of Directors

The North America Section of the Society for Conservation has an international following of members that support conservation in North America. The board of directors is an elected body that facilitates the goals and activities of the Section.

Current Members

Welcome new board members: Andrew, Paul, Karen, Brett, and Niel!

Dominick DellaSala, President
Geos Institute

Carlos Carroll, President Elect
Klamath Center for Conservation Research

Karen Beard, Board Member
Utah State University

Bogdan Cristescu, Student Rep
University of Alberta

Brett Dickson, Board Member
Conservation Science Partners, Inc. 

Niel LawrenceBoard Member
Natural Resources Defense Council
Washington, DC

Andrew MacDougall, Board Member
University of Guelph

Jessa Madosky, Chapters Liaison
Warren Wilson College
North Carolina

Paul Paquet, Board Member
Raincoast Conservation Foundation
British Columbia

Sarah Reed, Board Member
Colorado State University and Wildlife Conservation Society

Benjamin Sikes, Board Member
University of Texas at Austin

Tom Sisk, Board Member 
Northern Arizona University

Future Members

If you are interested in being a member of the North American board of directors you must be a member of SCB and a member of the Section. Generally, two-to-four board members are elected annually. The call for nominations goes out in March or April and the election runs in April or May. 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 contact a board member or email