The Wilson Ornithological Society

Officers for 2017 - 2018



   List of Past Presidents

Dr. Mark Deutschlander

Biology Department, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY 14456; email:

First Vice-President

Dr. Jameson (Jim) Chace

Departments of Biology & Biomedical Sciences and Environmental Studies, Salve Regina University, 100 Ochre Point Avenue Newport, RI 02840; email:

Second Vice-President

Dr. Mary Bomberger Brown

Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, 3310 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, NE 68583-0931 USA; email: mbrown9 [at]

Immediate Past President

Dr. Sara Morris

Biology Department, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208-1098; email:


Dr. Lindsey Walters

Department of Biology, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099; email:


Melinda Clark

52684 Highland Dr., South Bend, IN 46635; email:

Editor, Wilson Journal of Ornithology

Dr. John Faaborg

Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, 110 Tucker Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-7400; email: faaborgj [at]

Book Review Editor, Wilson Journal of Ornithology

Dr. Bruce Beehler

Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012; email:


Janet Hinshaw

Van Tyne Memorial Library, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079; email:

Elected Councilors

2015 - 2018

Dr. Dale Gawlik

Environmental Science Program, Florida Atlantic University; email:

Dr. Susan Smith Pagano

Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology; email:

Dr. Chris Merkord

Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, South Dakota State University; email:

2016 - 2019

Dr. William Brown Department of Biology, Keuka College, Keuka Park, NY 14478; email:
  Dr. Joel Ralston Department of Biology, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN 46556; email:
  Dr. Todd Underwood Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530; email:

2017 - 2020

Dr. Auriel Fournier Department of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS 39762; email: aurielfournier [at]
  Dr. Kristen Covino Biology Department, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208-1098; email: covinok [at]
  Gretchen Newberry Biology Department, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069 ; email: Gretchen.Newberry [at]


Representatives to the
Ornithological Council

Dr. Dan Klem (Chair, OC Board )

Biology Department, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA 18104; email:


Dr. Robert L. Curry

Department of Biology, Villanova University 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova PA 19085; email:

Please contact either representative if you have any concerns you want presented to the OC

Representative to the
North American Banding Council

Kristen Covino

Biology Department, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208-1098; email:

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