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Joe Fargione, North America Science Director
Jennifer Molnar, Director of Science, Central Science
Joni Ward, North America Director of Conservation Science

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Agriculture
David Cleary, Director, Global Agriculture Strategy
Jon Fisher, Conservation Scientist
Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist
Rob McDonald, Senior Scientist, Sustainable Land Use

Climate

Bronson Griscom, Global Climate Team (Forest Carbon)
Kim Hall, Great Lakes Climate Change Ecologist
Lizzie McLeod, Climate Adaptation Scientist (Asia-Pacific)

Communications
Robert Lalasz, Director, Science Communications

Conservation and Corporate Work
Jennifer Molnar, Director of Science, Central Science

Methods, Tools and Measures Learning
Tim Boucher, Senior Conservation Geographer
Jon Fisher, Conservation Scientist
Eddie Game
, Senior Scientist
Craig Groves
, Senior Scientist
Brad McRae, Senior Landscape Ecologist
Jensen Montambault, Senior Scientist

Development by Design

Joe Fargione, North America Science Director
Joe Kiesecker, Lead Scientist & Director, Development by Design
Jeff Evans, Senior Landscape Ecologist

Economics
Josh Goldstein, Economist
Eric Hallstein, Director, Conservation Investments
Timm Kroeger, Senior Environmental Economist
Sheila Reddy, Senior Scientist for Sustainability
Elizabeth Schuster, Environmental Economist

Ecosystem Services
Josh Goldstein, Economist
Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist
Timm Kroeger, Senior Environmental Economist
Jennifer Molnar, Director of Science, Central Science
Sheila Reddy, Senior Scientist for Sustainability
Heather Tallis, Lead Scientist

Energy
Joe Fargione, North America Science Director
Rob McDonald, Senior Scientist, Sustainable Land Use
Joe Kiesecker, Lead Scientist & Director, Development by Design

Freshwater
Giulio Boccaletti, Managing Director, Global Water
Jonathan Higgins, Director of Conservation, Great Rivers Partnership
Rob McDonald, Senior Scientist, Sustainable Land Use
Jeff Opperman, Lead Scientist, Great Rivers Partnership
Bryan Piazza, Director, Freshwater and Marine Science, Louisiana
Brian Richter
, Director of Global Freshwater Strategies
Rebecca Tharme, Director of Partnerships, Great Rivers Partnership

Indigenous and Communal Conservation
James Fitzsimons, Director of Conservation, Australia

Landscape Ecology and Modeling
Patrick Doran, Director of Conservation Science, The Nature Conservancy in Michigan
Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist
Rob McDonald, Senior Scientist, Sustainable Land Use
Brad McRae, Senior Landscape Ecologist

Marine
Vera Agostini, Senior Scientist, Global Marine Team
Michael Beck, Lead Scientist, Global Marine Team
Rob Brumbaugh, Strategy Lead, Ocean Solutions/Integrated Ocean Management
Mary Gleason, Associate Director of Science (Marine), The Nature Conservancy in California
Alison Green, Senior Scientist, Global Marine Team
Lynne Hale, Director, Global Marine Team
Judy Haner, Director of Marine and Freshwater Programs in Alabama
Bryan Piazza, Director, Freshwater and Marine Science, Louisiana
Sheila Reddy, Senior Scientist for Sustainability
Mark Spalding, Senior Scientist, Global Marine Team
Lotus Vermeer, Marine Program Director, The Nature Conservancy in California

Protected Areas
James Fitzsimons, Director of Conservation, Australia
Joe Kiesecker
, Lead Scientist & Director, Development by Design
Brad McRae, Senior Landscape Ecologist

Restoration and Land Management
Scott Morrison, Director, Conservation Science, The Nature Conservancy in California

Social Sciences
Josh Goldstein, Economist
Yuta Masuda, Social Scientist
Jessica Musengezi, Applied Scientist
Heather Tallis
, Lead Scientist

Youth and Education
Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist

Urban Conservation
Rob McDonald, Senior Scientist, Sustainable Land Use     

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