Board of Directors

NatureServe operates as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization under the direction of a 15-person Board of Directors, whose members include both network and at-large representatives.

Nicole Firlotte, Manitoba, Canada—Chair
Acting Coordinator
Manitoba Conservation Data Centre

Mary Klein, Virginia
President & CEO

Andy Kaiser, New York—Vice Chair
Partner, Private Banking
Goldman Sachs

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

Michael Andrews, North Carolina
Vice President and Chief Conservation Fellow
The Nature Conservancy

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

James Brumm, New York
General Counsel
Gaemo Group

Dorothy (DJ) Evans, New York
New York Natural Heritage Program

Jim Geringer, Wyoming
Former Governor of Wyoming
Director of Policy and Public Sector Strategies

Kim Nelson, Washington, D.C.
Executive Director, eGovernment
Microsoft Corporation

Dick Raines, Virginia

Aníbal Ramírez Soto, Veracruz
Forest Ecology Project Coordinator
Pronatura Veracruz

Hilary Swain, Florida
Executive Director
Archbold Biological Station

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