The Institute’s directors are a diverse group of dedicated individuals with expertise in a variety of areas. We committed to making a difference on our planet through hands-on field projects, research, conservation & education.

Thrity Jal Vakil

Deborah Parrish Snyder

Mark Nelson

Gerard Houghton

Judy Ann Hawes

Marie Harding

Christine Handte

Robert “Rio” Hahn

Kathelin Gray

Manno Franca

William F. Dempster

Starrlight Augustine

John Polk Allen