Meet Our Staff

What We Do



From captive breeding to education, research and reintroduction, ICF's dedicated staff are leaders in the conservation of cranes and the landscapes on which they depend. Photo by ICF staff

Crane Biology

Jeb Barzen, Director of Field Ecology
Anne Lacy, Long-term Crane Research Coordinator
Li Fengshan, China Program Coordinator
Kerryn Morrison, Manager Africa Crane Conservation Program
Sergei Smirenski, President Muraviovka Park
K. S. Gopi Sundar, Director of SarusScape Program


Crane Husbandry & Captive Breeding


Kim Boardman, Aviculturist
Kelly Maguire, Assistant Curator
Kyle Tainter, Aviculturist
Bryant Tarr, Curator of Birds
Marianne Wellington, Senior Aviculturist & Chick Rearing Supervisor


Environmental Education

Joan Garland, Outreach Coordinator
Cully Shelton, Interpretive Programs Manager


Health Management & Veterinary Care

Barry Hartup, Director of Veterinary Services
Julie Langenberg, Vice President Conservation Science


Hydrology & Water Management

Rich Beilfuss, President and CEO


International Conservation

George Archibald, Co-founder & Senior Conservationist
Jim Harris, Senior Vice President
Claire Mirande, Senior Director of Conservation Networking
K. S. Gopi Sundar, Director of SarusScape Program


Landscape Ecology & Spatial Analysis

Elizabeth Smith, Whooping Crane Conservation Biologist
K. S. Gopi Sundar, Director of SarusScape Program


Wetland Ecology & Management

Jeb Barzen, Director of Field Ecology
Rich Beilfuss, President and CEO
Elizabeth Smith, Whooping Crane Conservation Biologist
K. S. Gopi Sundar, Director of SarusScape Program
Tran Triet, Director of Southeast Asia Program


Whooping Crane Reintroduction

Joan Garland, Outreach Coordinator
Barry Hartup, Director of Veterinary Services

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Our staff highlighted here represent a selection of ICF's dedicated team and the diverse fields and programs coordinated by ICF.

Our headquarters in Baraboo, Wisconsin is home to approximately 40 staff, who work with other staff, Research Associates and seasonal interns in the United States, Africa, Cambodia, China, India, Russia and Vietnam to accomplish our mission.

Follow our What's New website updates for the latest news from our staff and programs.