Science Excellence

USFWS Science Committee Members

Chair: Paul Souza
Assistant Director for Science Applications

Deputy Chair: Dave Scott
Scientific Integrity Officer

Mark Chase
Chief, Natural Resource Program Center

Megan Cook
Science Coordination Specialist, Science Applications Program

Craig Czarnecki
Assistant Regional Director for Science Applications, Region 3

Ed Espinoza, PhD
Deputy Director, National Fish and Wildlife Forensic Laboratory

Mike Millard, PhD
Director, Northeast Fishery Center

Richard Minnis, PhD
Science Training Coordinator, National Conservation Training Center

Joel Reynolds, PhD
Science Coordinator, Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Emily Silverman, PhD
Statistician, Population & Habitat Assessment Branch, Division of Migratory Bird Management

John K. Wenburg, PhD
Director, Conservation Genetics Laboratory, Region 7

Directorate Oversight Council Members

Paul Souza
Assistant Director for Science Applications

Benjamin Tuggle, PhD
Regional Director, Region 2

Jim Willis
Deputy Director, National Conservation Training Center

Last updated: March 21, 2017

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