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

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-Officio 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