About MW PARC
MW PARC is managed by two co-chair positions, each serving a two-year term. The co-chairs are responsible for:
organizing the annual meeting
coordinating content on the webpage
serving as voting members on National PARC’s Joint National Steering Committee (JNSC);
reporting regional activities and project progress to the JNSC
reporting National PARC activities and project progress to regional working group members
representing PARC at regional and local conferences and events
The advisory board assists co-chairs with strategic planning and communicating with working groups. The advisory board is composed of members representing the various partners (state and federal agencies, academia, and others) and the co-chairs. Click on the following link to download the Advisory Board Guidelines
Current Board Members:
Jeff Briggler, Ph.D.
Herpetologist @ MO Dept. of Conservation
Jennifer Buchanan, M.Sc.
Herpetology Contractor @ WI Dept. of Natural Resources
Gary S. Casper, Ph.D.
President, Great Lakes Ecological Services, Slinger
Drew Davis, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist @ University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Nate Engbrecht, M.Sc.
Herpetologist @ IN Dept. of Nat. Resources
Mike Lannoo, Ph.D.
Professor @ Indiana Uni. School of Medicine
Biological Field Station Manager @ Wichita State University
J. Daren Riedle, Ph.D.
Wildlife Diversity Coordinator @ KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks, & Tourism
Megan Seymour, B.Sc.
Wildlife Biologist @ US Fish & Wildlife Service
Brock Struecker, M.Sc.
Staff Ecologist @ Santec
Dreux Watermolen, B.A.
Chief of Analysis Services @ WI Dept. of Natural Resources
Interested in starting a chapter in your home-state in the Midwest region? Contact MW PARC for more information.