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International Crane Foundation

 

Our Team

The International Crane Foundation’s team is made up of over 80 staff and close partners who work in more than 55 countries on five continents.

George Archibald

Dr. George Archibald
Co-Founder and Senior Conservationist
(Headquarters)

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Dr. Rich Beilfuss
President and CEO
(Headquarters)

Becky Abel

Becky Abel
Grants Director
(Headquarters)

Justin Acheson

Justin Acheson 
Facilities Technician
(Headquarters)

Adalbert Aine-omucunguzi

Dr. Adalbert Aine-omucunguzi
East Africa Regional Manager
(Uganda)

Ferdi Akarsu

Ferdi Akarsu
Research Associate
(Middle East – Transcaucasia)

Shimelis Aynalem

Shimelis Aynalem
Research Associate (Ethiopia)

Le Bach Mai

Bach Mai Le
Vietnam Office Manager
(Vietnam)

Nyamba Batbayar

Dr. Nyamba Batbayar
Research Associate (Mongolia)

Karen Becker

Karen Becker
Assistant to the Co-Founder
(Headquarters)

Matthew Becker

Matthew Becker 
Africa Program Officer
(South Africa)

Jennifer Bevars

Jennifer Bevars
Gift Processing Specialist
(Headquarters)

Andy Bingle

Andy Bingle
Interpretive Program Manager
(Headquarters)

Kim Boardman

Kim Boardman
Curator of Birds
(Headquarters)

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Rose Boyajian
Gift Shop Manager
(Headquarters)

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Cynthia Chigangaidze
Senior Administrator
(South Africa)

Erica Cochrane

Dr. Erica Cochrane
Conservation Measures Manager
(Headquarters)

Lizzie Condon

Lizzie Condon
Whooping Crane Outreach Coordinator
(Headquarters)

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Christie Craig
Ph.D. Candidate and Western Cape Field Officer
(South Africa)

Tom Davis

Tom Davis
Facilities Supervisor
(Headquarters)

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Betsy Didrickson
Information Services Manager
(Headquarters)

Rukundo Emmanual

Rukundo Emmanuel
Project Assistant
(Akanyaru, Rwanda)

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Amanda Etter
Gift Processing Specialist
(Headquarters)

Hannah Field

Hannah Field
Program Assistant
(Headquarters)

Jennifer Kippley

Jennifer Fiene
Membership Manager
(Headquarters)

Kate Fitzwilliams

Kate Fitzwilliams
Development Officer
(Headquarters)

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Kelvin Steven Floyd
Research Associate
(Zambia)

Sara Gavney Moore

Sara Gavney Moore
Digital Communications Specialist
(Headquarters)

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Bradley Gibbons
Highland Grassland Field Officer
(South Africa)

Chuck Gibbons

Chuck Gibbons
Vice President – Chief Financial Officer
(Headquarters)

Cynthia Gitter

Cynthia Gitter
Assistant Curator
of Birds
(Headquarters)

Andy Gossens

Andy Gossens
Crane Project Manager
(Headquarters)

Barry Hartup

Dr. Barry Hartup
Director of Conservation Medicine
(Headquarters)

Gail Hinz

Gail Hinz
Senior Accounting Manager
(Headquarters)

Todd Holman

Todd Holman
Human Resources Director
(Headquarters)

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Hope
Whooping Crane Mascot
(Headquarters)

Huang Huiqin

Huang Huiqin
Education Assistant
(China)

Elena Ilyashenko

Elena Ilyashenko
Siberian Crane Flyway Coordinator
(Russia)

Joyeuse Imigambi

Joyeuse Imigambi
Field Assistant
(Rwanda)

Gary Ivey

Dr. Gary Ivey
Research Associate, West Coast Crane Working Group
(Oregon, USA)

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Yan Jianhong
China Program Administration Manager
(China)

Jin Jiefeng

Jin Jiefeng
Yangtze Basin
Program Officer
(China)

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Darcy Johnson
Accounting/Payroll Specialist
(Headquarters)

Swati Kittur

Swati Kittur
GIS/Database Manager
(India)

Anne Lacy

Anne Lacy
Crane Research Coordinator
(Headquarters)

Sue Lakin

Sue Lakin
Veterinary Technician
(Headquarters)

Leav Phalen

Leav Phalen
Cambodia Office Manager
(Cambodia)

Li Fengshan

Dr. Li Fengshan
Yangtze Program and
Black-necked Crane Program Leader
(Headquarters and China)

Liu Tao

Liu Tao
Field Assistant
(China)

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Darcy Love
Creative Design and Conservation Education Manager
(Headquarters)

Thabo Madlala

Thabo Madlala
EcoRanger
(South Africa)

Rudolf Makhanu

Rudolf Makhanu
Kenya Country Coordinator
(Kenya)

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Spike Millington
Vice President
International – Asia
(Asia and Headquarters)

Claire Mirande

Claire Mirande
Director of Conservation Networking
(Headquarters)

Dorn Moore

Dorn Moore
Geospatial and Information Services Manager
(Headquarters)

Kerryn Morrison

Kerryn Morrison
Vice President International – Africa
(South Africa)

Jimmy Muheebwe

Jimmy Muheebwe
Uganda Projects Coordinator
(Uganda)

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Brittany Mullins
Regional Advancement Officer
(Illinois and Headquarters)

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Daniel Munana
Field Coordinator
(Rwanda)

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Vivian Nekesa
Western Kenya Field Coordinator
(Kenya)

Olivier Ngabonziza

Olivier Ngabonziza
Field Assistant
(Rwanda)

Nguyen Hoang Vu

Nguyen Hoang Vu
Phu My Office Manager (Vietnam)

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Jason Oswald
Compliance Specialist
(Headquarters)

Liz Pelton

Liz Pelton
Grants Associate
(Headquarters)

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John Pistone
Program Assistant
(Texas)

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Dr. Unjinee Poonan
Community Specialist
(South Africa)

Janine Rennie

Janine Rennie 
Southern Drakensberg Field Officer
(South Africa)

Steven Segang

Steven Segang
Highveld Community Projects Officer
(South Africa)

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Pamela Seelman
Director of Marketing Communications
(Headquarters)

Griffin Shanungu

Griffin Shanungu
Zambia Country Coordinator
(Zambia)

Cully Shelton

Cully Shelton
Visitor Programs Manager
(Headquarters)

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Mwape Sichilongo
Southern African Floodplains Regional Manager
(Zambia)

Elena Smirenski

Elena Smirenski
Technical Communications/ Program Assistant
(Headquarters)

Sergei Smirenski

Dr. Sergei Smirenski
Research Associate
(Headquarters and Russia)

Kim Smith

Kim Smith
Chief Operating Officer
(Headquarters)

Liz Smith

Dr. Liz Smith
Senior Whooping Crane Scientist
(Texas, USA)

Tanya Smith

Tanya Smith
South African Regional Manager
(South Africa)

Kari Stauffer

Kari Stauffer
Director of Development
(Headquarters)

Su Lying

Dr. Su Liying
East Asia Flyways
Program Leader
(China)

Gopi Sundar

Dr. Gopi Sundar
Director of SaruScape
(India)

Kyle Tainter

Kyle Tainter
Senior Aviculturist
(Headquarters)

Hillary Thompson

Hillary Thompson
North America Program Crane Analyst
(Headquarters)

Tien Khom

Tien Khom
Phu My Project Assistant (Vietnam)

Triet Tran

Dr. Tran Triet
Southeast Asia
Program Coordinator
(Headquarters and Vietnam)

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Anna Turkett
Whooping Crane Outreach Coordinator
(Texas)

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Yu Qian
China Program Director
(China)

Allyce Vogel

Allyce Vogel
Aviculturist
(Headquarters)

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Cristina vonSeggern
Administrative Assistant
(Headquarters)

Wang Hui

Wang Hui
Education Assistant
(China)

Maurice Wanjala

Maurice Wanjala
Western Kenya Kipsaina Crane and Wetland Conservation Group Coordinator
(Kenya)

Marianne Wellington

Marianne Wellington
Senior Aviculturist and Chick-rearing Supervisor
(Headquarters)

Mark Wolf

Mark Wolff
Aviculturist
(Headquarters)