Leadership

 

2013 BOARD OF DIRECTORS**


Patti Ragan,
President  & Founder
                                                    
Sue Dupre,
  Board Chair                            
 
Kevin Carmichael,
Esq. Past Chair
  
Laura Jack,
Secretary     
                                
Scott Peisner,
Treasurer
                                                                  
Wally Baldwin, Esq.                                         
 
Charles Carlon       
                                                                  
Lucie Easley, DSW, LCSW
                                                                        
John Gill, PA                                               
 
Patrick Harris                                            
 
Pat Kelly  
                                                                            
Dr. Lindsey Matheson                                      
 
Therese Mersentes     
                                                                  
Sarah K. Smith

Betsy Swartz, PhD

**All are independent, voting members 


DIRECTORS  EMERITUS

Patrick Barthet, Esq.
 
Lynn Messner

 Walter Olliff
 
Ken Veneziano
           

                                                                

HONORARY DIRECTORS


Jane Goodall PhD, DBE

Founder, Jane Goodall Institute
& UN Messenger of Peace
 
Dr. Ian Singleton
Director Sumatran Orangutan
Conservation Programme, Indonesia

 
 
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS 

Linda Brent, Ph.D.
Founder, Chimp Haven
 
Jocelyn Bezner, DVM
Veterinarian, Save the Chimps
 
Lori Perkins
Chair, AZA Orangutan Species Survival Plan
 
Dr. Terry Maple
Consultant & Author of Orangutan Behavior
 
Sarah T. Boysen, Ph.D.
Professor, The Ohio State University
 
Melanie Bond
Orangutan Caregiver   (retired)
 
Robert Ingersoll
Project Nim

Jane Watkins
JR Watkins Public Relations
 
Eric Shroyer
Horticulturist
 
Eric Stephens
Director, Zoo Miami
 
Terri Hunnicutt
Supervisor, Save the Chimps
 
Dawn Siler-Nixon, Esq.
Ford & Harrison Employment Law