Board of Directors

Members of NatureServe's board of directors met at headquarters in Arlington, Virginia in November 2016NatureServe operates as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization under the direction of a 17-person Board of Directors, whose members include both Network and at-large representatives.

Nicole Firlotte - Manitoba, Canada (Chair)
Acting Coordinator
Manitoba Conservation Data Centre

Larry Master - New York (Vice Chair)

Sabra Tonn - Arizona (Vice Chair)
Arizona Heritage Data Management System

Mary Ann Lawler - Virginia (Treasurer)
Former Director of Budget, Department of the Interior

J. Douglas Ripley - Arizona (Secretary)
Environmental Consultant
Former Natural and Cultural Resources Manager, Department of the Air Force

Marcia Angle - North Carolina
Former Professor of Environmental Epidemiology
Duke University, Nicholas School of Environment

Sayles Braga - New York
Vice President
Alerion Partners

James Brumm - New York
Glastonbury Commons, Ltd.

DJ Evans - New York
New York Natural Heritage Program

Robert Hoguet - New York

Urban Lehner - Washington, D.C.
Writer and Editor

Kimberly Nelson - Washington, D.C.
Executive Director, eGovernment
Microsoft Corporation

Dick Raines - Virginia

Aníbal Ramírez Soto, Veracruz
Forest Ecology Project Coordinator
Pronatura Veracruz

Alberto Székely, Mexico
U.N. General Assembly 

Candace Taylor-Anderson - North Carolina
Sustainability Professional

James Thorsell - Alberta
Senior Advisor for World Heritage
International Union for Conservation of Nature