Board and Staff


Leadership Staff

Lisa Smith headshot

Lisa Smith
Executive Director
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Amy Wills headshot

Amy Wills
Director of Operations
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Moira McGinty Clos headshot

Moira McGinty Klos
Director of Programs and Communications
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Journal Staff

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Cheyenne Moore
Social Media Specialist

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Eric Menges

Scott Gillihan headshot

Scott Gillihan
Managing Editor

Support Staff

Contract Support Staff

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Macey Schmidt
Digital Media Specialist
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Sarah Floyd headshot

Sarah Floyd
Marketing and Communications
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Thaelis Villon
Digital Media Specialist

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Suzy Johnson
Digital Media Specialist

Board of Directors

NAA is seeking individuals passionate about natural areas to join its Board of Directors.

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Roger McCoy
Tennessee Department of
Environment and Conservation
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Darrell Bowman headshot

Darrell Bowman
Vice President
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
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Alice Heikens headshot

Alice Heikens
Franklin College
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Jim Johannsen headshot

Jim Johannsen
Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation
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Peter Dunwiddie
University of Washington
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Raquel Garcia-Alvarez headshot

Raquel Garcia-Alvarez
Forest Preserves of Cook County (IL)
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Kelly Heintz headshot

Kelly Heintz
King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks (WA)
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Bill Holimon headshot

Bill Holimon
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
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Ryan Klopf

Ryan Klopf
Virginia Natural Heritage Program
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Jim Neal

Jim Neal
Caddo Lake Institute
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Arthur Pearson headshot

Arthur Pearson
Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (NY)
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Holli Redekop
Founder, Silverglow Studio
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Ephraim Zimmerman
Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program
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William Carromero
USDA Forest Service Liaison
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Terri Hogan
National Park Service Liaison
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Peggy Olwell
Bureau of Land Management Liaison
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Join the people who protect and manage our natural areas.