Associate State Director/Director of Conservation, Maine
Alex is responsible for overseeing all conservation programs for the Maine chapter and for supporting the Conservancy’s overall success and effective management in the state. Alex has worked for the Conservancy since 2001, the first eight years in California, where he served in a variety of roles, including as an ecoregional manager, community-based project director, and conservation planner. Before joining the Conservancy, Alex worked as a researcher and practitioner with a range of community-based and collaborative resource management projects in the U.S. and abroad. Alex received a Master of Science degree in Resource Ecology and Management from the University of Michigan and undergraduate degrees in Environmental Studies and English from Tufts University.
Mas, A. and T. Dietsch. “Linking Shade Coffee Certification to Biodiversity Certification: Butterflies and Birds in Chiapas, Mexico.” Ecological Applications. Volume 14, Issue3; June 2004; Pages 642-654.
Mas, A. and T. Dietsch. “An Index of Management Intensity for Coffee Agroecosystems to Evaluate Butterfly Species Richness.” Ecological Applications. Volume 13, Issue5; October 2003; Pages 1491-1501.
Mas, A. “The San Joaquin.” (Short story.) Southwest Review. Volume 97, No. 2; 2012; Pages 228-240.
Mas, A. “Bedrock.” (Short story.) Antioch Review. Volume 68; Fall 2010; Pages 704-17.
Mas, A. “The Color of Darkness.” (Short story.) The Georgia Review. Summer 2008; Pages 642-654.
Mas, A. “Puente.” (Short story.) San Francisco Bay Guardian. Volume 40, Number 21; February 2006.