Science Office

Our Vision

Ecological science that effectively meets the challenges of a changing world.

Our Mission

We connect the research and management communities, support the use of science to inform decision making, and build capacity among scientists.

The Office of Science Programs provides a suite of services to ESA members that:

Facilitate engagement

We connect ESA members with agencies that require ecological knowledge and expertise.


We synthesize information to help make ecology more accessible to managers and the public.

Facilitate agency peer review

We facilitate peer reviews of scientific studies and programs that agencies use to support decision making.

Science Office Staff

Jill Petraglia Parsons

Associate Director of Science Programs
202.833.8773, ext. 209

Emily Mastrianni

Science Programs Assistant
202.833.8773, ext. 221