Staff Directory

General Inquiries

1990 M Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036   see map

Phone: (202) 833-8773
Fax: (202) 833-8775

Executive Office

  • Executive Director
    Catherine O’Riordan (ext. 206)
    For questions on Long Range Planning Grants or any other questions about the society.
  • Chief Financial Officer
    Elizabeth Biggs (ext. 203)
    Budgets and any other financial matters.


  • Associate Director, Information Technologies 
    Thet Oo (ext. 230)
  • Information Systems Manager
    Gordon Potter (ext. 204)
    Website and General IT-related questions 
  • Finance and Accounting Associate
    Aye Thaingi Kyaw (ext. 208)
    Questions pertaining to billing
  • Administrative / Governance Assistant 
    George Stephan (ext. 201)

Public Affairs Office

Science Office

  • Director of Science Programs
    Dr. Clifford Duke (ext. 202)
  • Science Programs Manager
    Jill Petraglia Parsons (ext. 209)
  • Science Programs Coordinator
    Jennifer Riem (ext. 218)

Education and Diversity Programs Office

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment



  • Interim Director, Conventions and Meetings
    <!–Christi R. Nam (ext. 213)–> Heather Robidoux (ext. 213)  
    Questions about Annual Meeting and exhibit questions
  • Meetings Assistant
    Danielle Slatkin (ext. 216) 


  • Membership General: 
  • Director of Membership and Communications
    Jonathan Miller (ext. 236)
  • Membership Associate
    Maya Sohn (ext. 219) 
    Membership, Certification, current list of Sections/Chapters and Annual Meeting registration questions

Emeritus Staff