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

Cliff Duke

Director of Science Programs
202.833.8773, ext. 202

Jennifer Riem

Science Programs Coordinator
202.833.8773, ext. 218

Jill Petraglia Parsons

Science Programs Manager
202.833.8773, ext. 209