Prior Officers

Biometrics Working Group Officers 1995-2017

2017-2018

Chair:                                                     Amy Davis, National Wildlife Research Center

Chair-elect:                                           John Fieberg, University of Minnesota

Secretary:                                             Christopher Rota, West Virginia University

Treasurer:                                            Richard Chandler, University of Georgia

Past-chair:                                            Mark Lindberg, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Board (Nominating & Elections)       Beth Ross, Clemson University

Board (Membership &

                Student Travel Grants)      Chris Sutherland, University of Massachusetts 

Board (Technical Sessions)               Franny Buderman, Colorado State University

Board (Advisory & Audit)                   Brittany Mosher, Penn State University & USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center


2016-2017

Chair:                                                    Mark Lindberg, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Chair-elect:                                          Amy Davis, National Wildlife Research Center

Secretary:                                             Christopher Rota, West Virginia University

Treasurer:                                            Richard Chandler, University of Georgia

Past-chair:                                            Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Board (Nominating & Elections)       Beth Ross, Clemson University

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Rahel Sollman, UC Davis

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Chris Sutherland, University of Massachusetts

Board(Advisory & Audit)                    Dan Walsh, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

 

2015-2016

Chair:                                                    Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Chair-elect:                                         Mark Lindberg, University of Alaska Fairbank

Secretary:                                            Amy Davis, National Wildlife Research Center

Treasurer:                                            Richard Chandler, University of Georgia

Past-chair:                                            Sarah Converse, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Board(Nominating& Elections)         Kathi Irvine, Bozeman MT

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Rahel Sollman, UC Davis

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Andy Royle, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Board(Advisory & Audit)                    Dan Walsh, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

 

2014-2015

Chair:                                                   Sarah Converse, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Chair-elect:                                         Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Secretary:                                            Amy Davis, National Wildlife Research Center

Treasurer:                                           Grey Pendleton, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Past-chair:                                            Ryan Nielsen, WEST Env. And Statistical Consultants

Board(Nominating& Elections)        Kathi Irvine, Bozeman MT

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Richard Chandler, University of Georgia

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Bill Gould, New Mexico State University

Board(Advisory & Audit)                     Conor McGowan, Auburn AL

 

2013-2014

Chair:                                                   Ryan Nielsen, WEST Env. And Statistical Consultants

Chair-elect:                                         Sarah Converse, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Secretary:                                            Dan Walsh, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Treasurer:                                           Grey Pendleton, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Past-Chair:                                          Christine A. Ribic, Wisconsin Coop. Wildlife Res. Unit

Board(Nominating& Elections)        Larissa Bailey, Colorado State University

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                      Mark Lindberg, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Board(Technical Sessions)                Robin Russell, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Board(Advisory & Audit)                    Amy Davis, Missouri Department of Conservation

 

2012-2013

Chair:                                                  Christine A. Ribic, Wisconsin Coop. Wildlife Res. Unit.

Chair-elect:                                         Ryan Nielsen, WEST Env. And Statistical Consultants

Secretary:                                           Dan Walsh, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Treasurer:                                          Grey Pendleton,  Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Past-Chair:                                          Paul B. Conn, NOAA National Marine Mammal Lab.

Board(Nominating& Elections)       Drew Tyre, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Amy Davis, Missouri Department of Conservation

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Andrea Litt, Montana State University

Board(Advisory & Audit)                     William Kendall, Dept. Fish, Wildlife and Conservation

   Biology, Colorado State University

 

2011-2012

Chair:                                                  Paul B. Conn, NOAA National Marine Mammal Lab.

Chair-elect:                                        Christine A. Ribic, Wisconsin Coop. Wildlife Res. Unit.

Secretary:                                           Wayne Thogmartin, Anon. NA Federal Science Agency

Treasurer:                                          Grey Pendleton, AK Dept. of Fish and Game

Past-Chair:                                         Stephen J. Dinsmore, Iowa State University 

Board(Nominating& Elections)       Jake Ivan, Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Katie Moriarty, Oregon State University

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Andrea Litt, Montana State University

Board(Advisory & Audit)                     Bill Thompson, US Fish and Wildlife Service

 

2010-2011

Chair:                                                    Stephen J. Dinsmore, Iowa State University

Chair-elect:                                           Paul B. Conn, NOAA National Marine Mammal Lab.

Secretary:                                             Wayne Thogmartin, Anon. NA Federal Science Agency

Treasurer:                                            Bridgette Flanders-Wanner, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Past-Chair:                                           Chris Bunck, USGS National Wildlife Health Center 

Board(Nominating& Elections)         Clint Moore, University of Georgia

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Tanya Shenk, National Park Service

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Larissa Bailey, Colorado State University

Board(Advisory & Audit)                     Scott Winterstein, Michigan State University

 

2009-2010

Chair:                                                    Chris Bunck, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Chair-elect:                                          Stephen J. Dinsmore, Iowa State University

Secretary:                                             Gail Olson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Treasurer:                                            Bridgette Flanders-Wanner, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Past-Chair:                                          Terry Shaffer, USGS Northern Prairie WRC

Board(Nominating& Elections)         Sarah Converse, USGS Patuxent Wildl. Res. Ctr.        

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Bill Clark, Iowa State University

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Paul Lukacs, Colorado Division of Wildlife

Board(Advisory & Audit)                    Duane Diefenbach, USGS Pennsylvania Coop. Fish & Wild. Res.

 

2008-2009

Chair:                                                 Terry Shaffer, USGS Northern Prairie WRC

Chair-elect:                                        Chris Bunck, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Secretary:                                           Gail Olson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Treasurer:                                            Bridgette Flanders-Wanner, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Past-Chair:                                          Bill Gould, New Mexico State University

Board(Nominating& Elections)         Lianne Ball, USGS Biology Science Office          

Board(Membership &

Student Travel Grants)                       Chad Bishop, Colorado Division of Wildlife

Board(Technical Sessions)                 Khristi Wilkins, US Fish and Wildlife Service,

Board(Advisory & Audit)                  Mike Conroy, USGS Georgia Coop. Fish & Wild. Res.

 

2007-2008      

Chair:                                                              Bill Gould, New Mexico State University

Chair-elect:                                                     Terry Shaffer, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Past-chair:                                                       Doug Johnson, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr. Secretary:                                                        Larissa Bailey, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Treasurer:                                                        Clint Moore, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Audit/Membership):                           Larkin Powell, University of Nebraska

Board (Nominating and Elections):               Nathan Zimpfer, USFWS Patuxent Wildl. Res. Ctr.

Board (Advisory):                                           Krishna Pacifici, Georgia Coop. F&W Res, Unit

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Brett McClintock, Colorado State University

 

2006-2007      

Chair:                                                              Doug Johnson, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Chair-elect:                                                     Bill Gould, NM State University

Past-chair:                                                       Bill Thompson, National Park Service

Secretary:                                                        Bridgette Flanders-Wanner, US Fish & Wildl. Serv.

Treasurer:                                                        Clint Moore, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Audit/Membership):                           Ryan Nielson, WEST, Inc.

Board (Nominating and Elections):               Paul Conn, CO State University

Board (Advisory):                                           Sarah Converse, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Jon Runge, USGS GA Coop. F&W Res. Unit

 

2005-2006      

Chair:                                                              Bill Thompson, National Park Service

Chair-elect:                                                     Doug Johnson, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Past-chair:                                                       Terry Shaffer, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Secretary:                                                        Chris Bunck, USGS National Wildlife Health Ctr.

Treasurer:                                                        Clint Moore, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Audit/Membership):                           John Fieberg, MN Dept. of Natural Resources

Board (Nominating and Elections):               Larissa Bailey, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Advisory):                                           Chris Fonnesbeck, Fish & Wildlife Research Inst.

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Bridgette Flanders-Wanner, US Fish & Wildl. Serv.

 

2004-2005      

Chair:                                                              Terry Shaffer, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Chair-elect:                                                     Bill Thompson, National Park Service

Past-chair:                                                       Grey Pendleton, AK Dept. of Fish and Game        

Secretary:                                                        Mary Connor, UT State University

Treasurer:                                                        Glen Sargeant, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Membership):                                     Paul Lukacs, USGS-BRD and National Park Serv.

Board (Audit/Nominating and Elections):     Wayne Thogmartin, USGS Upp. Mid. Env. Sci. Ctr.

Board (Advisory):                                           Paul Doherty, CO State University

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Steve Dinsmore, MI State University

 

2003-2004      

Chair:                                                              Grey Pendleton, AK Dept. of Fish and Game

Chair-elect:                                                     Terry Shaffer, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Past-chair:                                                       Duane Diefenbach, USGS PA Coop. F&W RU

Secretary/Audit:                                              Josh Millspaugh, University of MO

Treasurer:                                                        Glen Sargeant, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Membership):                                     Mike Conroy, USGS GA Coop. F&W Res. Unit

Board Nominating and Elections):                 Mary Connor, CO State University

Board (Advisory):                                           Bill Gould, NM State University

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Bill Thompson, USGS AR Coop. F&W Res. Unit

 

2002-2003      

Chair:                                                              Duane Diefenbach, USGS PA Coop. F&W RU

Chair-elect:                                                     Grey Pendleton, AK Dept. of Fish and Game

Past-chair:                                                       Chris Ribic, USGS WI Coop. Wildlife Res. Unit

Secretary:                                                        Dave Otis, USGS IA Coop. F&W Res. Unit

Treasurer:                                                        Julie Yee, USGS Western Ecol. Research Ctr.

Board (Membership):                                     Julie Yee, USGS Western Ecol. Research Ctr.

Board (Nominating and Elections):                Eric Rexstad, Univ. of AK-Fairbanks?

Board (Advisory/Audit):                                Bill Clark, IA State University

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Gail Olson, USGS OR Coop F&W Res. Unit,      

                                                                        Lyman McDonald, WEST, Inc.

 

2001-2002      

Chair:                                                              Chris Ribic, USGS WI Coop. Wildlife Res. Unit

Chair-elect:                                                     Duane Diefenbach, USGS PA Coop. F&W RU

Past-chair:                                                       John Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Ctr.

Secretary:                                                        Dave Otis, USGS IA Coop. F&W Res. Unit

Treasurer:                                                        Julie Yee, USGS Western Ecol. Research Ctr.

Board (Membership):                                     Bill Gould, NM State University

Board (Audit/Nominating and Elections):     Bill Clark, IA State University

Board (Advisory):                                           Steve Sheriff, MO Dept. of Conservation

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Gail Olson, USGS OR Coop F&W Res. Unit

 

2000-2001      

Chair:                                                              John Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Ctr.

Chair-elect:                                                     Chris Ribic, USGS WI Coop. Wildlife Res. Unit

Past-chair:                                                       Lyman McDonald, WEST, Inc.

Secretary:                                                        Dave Otis, USGS SC Coop Fish&Wildl. Res. Unit

Treasurer:                                                        Glen Sargeant, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Membership):                                     Bill Gould, NM State University

Board (Audit/Nominating and Elections):     Alan Franklin, CO State University

Board (Advisory):                                           Steve Sheriff, MO Dept. of Conservation

Board (Technical Sessions):                           Julie Yee, USGS Western Ecol. Research Ctr.

 

1999-2000      

Chair:                                                              Lyman McDonald, WEST, Inc.

Chair-elect:                                                     John Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Ctr.

Past-chair:                                                       Bill Kendall, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Ctr.      

Secretary:                                                        Grey Pendleton, AK Dept. of Fish and Game

Treasurer:                                                        Mary Moore, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Board (Membership):                                     Mark Udevitz, USGS AK Science Ctr.

Board (Nominating and Elections):              Doug Johnson, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Advisory):                                            Glen Sargeant, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Technical Sessions):                          Chris Ribic, USGS WI Coop. Wildlife Res. Unit

 

1998-1999

Chair:                                                              Bill Kendall, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Ctr.

Chair-elect:                                                     Lyman McDonald, WEST, Inc.

Past-chair:                                                      Steve Sheriff, MO Dept. of Conservation

Secretary:                                                       Scott Winterstein, MI State University

Treasurer:                                                       Duane Diefenbach, PA Game Commission

Board (Membership):                                    Eric Rexstad, Univ. of AK-Fairbanks

Board (Audit):                                                 Doug Johnson, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Board (Advisory):                                           Mike Samuel, USGS Nat. Wildlife Health Center

Board (Technical Sessions):                          Mike Conroy, USGS GA Coop. F&W Res. Unit

 

1997-1998     

Chair:                                                              Steve Sheriff, MO Dept. of Conservation

Chair-elect:                                                     Bill Kendall, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Secretary:                                                        Doug Johnson, USGS N. Prairie Wildlife Res. Ctr.

Treasurer:                                                        Chris Bunck, USGS National Wildlife Health Ctr.

Board (Membership):                                     Mike Conroy, USGS GA Coop F&W Res. Unit

Board (Audit):                                                  Grey Pendleton, AK Dept. of Fish and Game

Board (Advisory):                                            Tanya Shenk, CO Division of Wildlife

Board (Technical Sessions):                           John Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Res. Ctr.

 

1995-1996       Initial Steering Committee

Interim Co-Chair:                                           Chris Bunck, USDI Nat. Biol. Service

Interim Co-Chair:                                           Steve Sheriff, MO Dept. of Conservation

Interim Treasurer:                                          Clint Moore, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Members-at-Large:                                        Ed Kautz, NY Dept. of Environ. Conservation

                                                                        Grey Pendleton, AK Dept. of Fish and Game

                                                                         Bruce Pugesek, USDI National Biological Service

                                                                         Kim Titus, AK Dept. of Fish and Game

                                                                         Gary C. White, CO State University

                                                                         Vernon Wright, LA State University