Current Board Members (FY2024) | April 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024

Gail Carmody portrait


Gail Carmody
Panama City Beach, Fla.
Former TreasurerFish and Wildlife Service Retirees Association (Retired); Secretary, The National Wildlife Refuge Association (Retired)

First Term
April 2021 – March 2024

Lena Hickman-Miott portrait

Vice Chair

D. Lena Hickman-Miott
Potomac Falls, Va.
Chief Operating Officer, Miottech, LLC
Executive Director, Cisco (Retired)

First Term
April 2022 – March 2025

Steve Howell portrait


Steve Howell
Arlington, Va.
Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Best Friends Animal Society

First Term
April 2021 – March 2024

Bryan Arroyo portrait

Bryan Arroyo
Centreville, Va.
Assistant Director of International Affairs, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Retired)

First Term
April 2023 – March 2026

Elisabeth Bradley Headshot

Elisabeth Bradley
Washington, D.C.
Chief Executive Officer, Forum One

First Term 2024

Nick Costides Headshot

Nick Costides
Atlanta, Ga.
President of Information Technology at UPS (Retired)

First Term 2024

John Glaser Headshot

John Glaser, PhD
Cambridge, Mass.
Executive-in-Residence, Harvard Medical School Executive Education

First Term 2024

Cindy Lewin portrait

Cindy Lewin
Arlington, Va.
Interim Chief Executive Officer, Whitman-Walker Health System

First Term
April 2023 – March 2026

Natalie Mebane portrait

Natalie Mebane
Vice President of Government Affairs, Rise to Thrive

First Term
April 2021 – March 2024

Bettina Ring portrait

Bettina Ring
Charlottesville, Va.
State Director, The Nature Conservancy in Virginia

First Term
April 2023 – March 2026

Shanelle Smith Whigam portrait

Shanelle Smith Whigham
Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Vice President & Director of Community Relations and Corporate Initiatives, Key Bank

First Term
April 2022 – March 2024

Andrew Sutherland portrait

Andrew Sutherland
Berkeley, Calif.

First Term
April 2021 – March 2024

Terri Thomas portrait

Terri Thomas
Houston, Texas
Co-Founder, Deidre Bainbridge Wildlife Fund

Second Term
April 2020 – March 2026

Tom Tidwell portrait

Tom Tidwell
McCall, Idaho
Chief of the United States Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture (Retired)

First Term
April 2023 – March 2026

Bob Vogel portrait

Bob Vogel
Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Regional Director, National Park Service (Retired)

First Term
April 2021 – March 2024

Anna Wadhams portrait

Anna Wadhams
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Nonprofit Consultant

First Term
April 2021 – March 2024

Karen Wawrzaskek Headshot

Karen Wawrzaszek
Washington, D.C.
Regional Director & Senior Vice President, Northern Trust Wealth Management

First Term 2024