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
Gary S. Casper, Ph.D.
President, Great Lakes Ecological Services, Slinger
Herpetologist @ IN Dept. of Nat. Resources
Wildlife Research Technician II @ IA Dept. of Natural Resources
Mark Mills, Ph.D.
Prof. @ Missouri Western State Uni.
J. Daren Riedle, Ph.D.
Wildlife Diversity Coordinator @ KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks, & Tourism
Wildlife Biologist @ US Fish & Wildlife Service
Interested in starting a chapter in your home-state in the Midwest region? Contact MW PARC for more information.