Board of Directors

The Board of Directors serves as the governing board of Society and reviews and establishes policies and procedures. The Board meets annually at the time of each NASBR symposium to conduct the business of the society.

2018-2019 Board Members

Elected Board Members



Leanne Burns
Bat Biologist & Consultant
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Education & Outreach; Policy & Public Relations; Sponsorship; Webmaster








Nate Fuller
Texas Tech University
Policy & Public Relations








Erin Gillam
North Dakota State University
Secretary; Spallanzani Chair; Auction Chair, Newsletter Editor









Burton Lim
Royal Ontario Museum
Board Chair; Finance









Liam McGuire
Texas Tech University
Finance Chair; Policy and Public Relations Chair









Joy O'Keefe
Indiana State University
Awards; Sponsorship









Maria Sagot
State University of New York at Oswego
Nominations Chair; Sponsorship Chair; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion









Sharlene Santana
University of Washington
Awards Chair; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion









Heather York
Buena Vista University
Education and Outreach Chair; ; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Chair; Awards







Elected Student Representatives



Alyson Brokaw
Texas A&M University
Student Representative 2017-2019









Alexis Brown
AMNH / Columbia University
Student Representative 2018-2020





Appointed by the Board




Riley Bernard
Pennsylvania State University
Associate Program Director









Matina Kalcounis-Ruppell
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ombudsperson, Former Chair









Gary Kwiecinski
University of Scranton
Program Director; Finance









Shahroukh Mistry
Butte College & California State University, Chico
Associate Program Director









DeeAnn Reeder
Bucknell University
Treasurer









Luis Víquez
University of Ulm
Associate Program Director









Emma Wilcox
University of Tennessee
Associate Program Director; 2017 Co-host









Terry Zinn
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Ombudsperson






Local Hosts



Jorge Ortega Reyes
Instituto Politécnico Nacional
2018 Local Host; Bernardo Villa Chair









Amy Russell
Grand Valley State University
2019 Local Host









Maarten Vonhof
Western Michigan University
2019 Local Host









Angie McIntire
Arizona Game & Fish
2020 Local Host









Marianne Moore
Arizona State University
2020 Local Host








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