Leadership

Wes Sechrest, Ph.D.

CHIEF SCIENTIST & CEO

Russell Mittermeier, Ph.D.

CHIEF conservation officer

Alex Quintero

CHIEF operating officer

Tabitha Upshaw

Chief marketing officer

Field and Science Programs

Penny Langhammer, Ph.D.

SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR SCIENCE

Barney Long, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Species Conservation
Jennifer Luedtke

Jennifer Luedtke

manager of iucn red list assesments
Dirck Byler

Dirck Byler

Great Ape Program Director

Carrie Stengel

data and metrics manager

Mike Appleton

director of protected area management

Lina M. Valencia, Ph.D.

colombia conservation officer

Anthony Rylands, Ph.D.

primate conservation director

Kelsey Neam

program officer of iucn red list assesments

Chris Jordan, Ph.D.

central america and tropical andes coordinator
Lauren Warr

Lauren Naylor Warr

AMPHIBIAN RED LIST AUTHORITY PROGRAM OFFICER

Jim Sanderson, Ph.D.

program manager of wild cat conservation

James Slade

wildlife crime prevention officer

Marketing and Communications

Robin D. Moore, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Digital Content and Media

Lindsay Renick Mayer

Director of Media Relations
Natalie Davis

Natalie Davis

Marketing Manager

Operations

Reagan Steppe

director of finance

Maria Christina Wurschy

conservation officer
Laura J. Kay

Laura J. Kay

outreach and events director
Kelsey Jorgeson

Kelsie Jorgeson

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & ASSISTANT EVENT COORDINATOR
Tinisha Cropped

Tinisha Hancok, Ph.D.

GRANTS AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

Ella Outlaw

executive assistant

Jill Lucena

office manager

Ana Denman

operations assistant