Executive Council Members

Andreas Zedrosser, President

University of Southeast Norway

Norway

+47.3595.2765

Term ends 09 January 2021

Marty Obbard, Vice President for Americas

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Canada

+1.705.755.1549

Term ends 09 January 2021

Jennapher Teunissen van Manen, Secretary

International Association for Bear Research and Management

United States of America

+1.530.379.5476

Term ends 09 January 2022

Karen Noyce, Past-President

Retired-Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

United States of America

+1.218.259.6686

Term ends 09 January 2021

Mei-Hsui Hwang, Vice President for Eurasia

National Pingtung University of Science & Technology

Taiwan

+886.8.7740416

Term ends 09 January 2022

Jennifer Fortin-Noreus, Treasurer

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

United States of America

+1.406.243.4994

Term ends 09 January 2021

Councillors

Nishith Dharaiya, Councillor

HNG University Department of Life Sciences

India

+91.999.898.1560

Term ends 09 January 2021

Gordon Stenhouse, Councillor

fRI Research

Canada

+1.780.865.8388

Term ends 09 January 2021

Marta DeBarba, Councillor

Laboratoire d'Ecologie Alpine (LECA)

Italy

+33.778.574.551

Term ends 09 January 2022

Yoshikazu Sato, Councillor

Rakuno Gakuen University

Japan

+81.113.88.4602

Term ends 09 January 2021

Shyamala Ratnayeke, Councillor

Sunway University Department of Biological Sciences

Malaysia

+60.3.7491.8622 Ext: 7177

Term ends 09 January 2021

Agnieszka Sergiel, Councillor

Institute of Nature Conservation Polish Academy of Sciences

Poland

+48.12.370.35.64

Term ends 09 January 2022

Ex-Officcio Members

Jon Swenson, Ursus Editor

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norway

+47.90744468
Julia Bevins, Chair - Bear Conservation Fund

United States of America

+1.907.223.3483
Nadine Bechstein, Webmaster

University of Leipzig

Germany

+49.176.82169126
Dave Garshelis, IUCN Bear Specialist Group Co-chair

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

United States of America

+1.218.327.4146
Bruce McLellan, IUCN Red List Authority Focal Point

Canada

+1.604.452.3233
Mark Edwards, International Bear News Managing Editor

Royal Alberta Museum

Canada

+1.825.468.6177
Rob Steinmetz, IUCN Bear Specialist Group Co-chair

World Wildlife Fund-Thailand

Thailand

+662-942-7691
Dag Vongraven, IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group Co-Chair

Norwegian Polar Institute

Norway

+47.77750638
Amy MacLeod, Student Representative

University of Alberta

Canada

+1.780.707.0891