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Invited Participants

Interest in this conference was overwhelming. Attendees were chosen to represent a diverse range of expertise and approaches to citizen science.

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Leslie Allee

Research Associate
Cornell's Department of Entomology

Roberta Ayres quill Allee

Aquatic Educator & Naturalist Center Coordinator
California Academy of Sciences

Stephen Baillie quill Allee

Director of Populations Research
British Trust for Ornithology

Lori Bushway quill Allee

Senior Extension Associate
Cornell University's Garden-based Learning Program, Horticulture 

Shawn Carlson quill Allee

Executive Director
Society for Amateur Scientists

Theresa Crimmins quill Allee

Senior Instructional Specialist
University of Arizona

Leda Cunningham quill Allee

Executive Director
Reef Environmental Education Foundation 

Larry DeBuhr quill Allee

Vice President of Academic Affairs
Chicago Botanic Gardens 

Nolan Doesken quill Allee

State Climatologist
Colorado Climate Center, Colorado State University 

Sam Droege quill Allee

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center 

Betty Dunckel quill Allee

Center Director/Associate Scientist
Florida Museum of Natural History 

Kirsten Ellenbogen quill Allee

Director of Evaluation and Research in Learning
Science Museum of Minnesota 

Eleanor Ely quill Allee

The Volunteer Monitor 

Jennifer Forman Orth quill Allee

UMass Boston
Life on the Purple Loosestrife

Cecilia Garibay

Garibay Group 

Linda Green quill Allee

Program Director, URI Watershed Watch
University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension 

Suzanne Gurton quill Allee

Education Manager
Astronomical Society of the Pacific 

Cindy Hale quill Allee

Program Director
Great Lakes Worm Watch 

Kate Haley Goldman quill Allee

Institute for Learning Innovations

Sandra Henderson quill Ely

Science Educator
UCAR/Office of Education and Outreach


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Sylvia James quill Allee

Program Officer
National Science Foundation 

Rebecca Jordan quill Allee

Assistant Professor of Citizen Science and Environmental Education
Rutgers University 

Sarah Kirn quill Allee

Vital Signs Program Manager
Gulf of Maine Research Institute 

Josh Knauer quill Ely

Director of Advanced Development

MAYA Design


Marianne Krasny quill Allee

Professor of Natural Resources

Cornell University


Geoff LeBaron quill Allee

Christmas Bird Count Director

National Audubon Society


Dave Lemberg quill Allee

Associate Professor

Western Michigan University


Caroline Lewis quill Allee

Director of Education

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Center for Teaching and Learning


Louis Liebenberg quill Allee

CyberTracker Conservation


Kate Litle quill Allee

Program Coordinator

Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST)

John Losey quill Allee

Associate Professor of Entomology

Cornell University


Daniela Maldini

Director of Research

Earthwatch Institute


Joy Marburger quill Allee

Research Coordinator

National Park Service


Maureen McConnell quill Allee

Senior Exhibit Developer

Boston Museum of Science


Donald McCrimmon quill Allee

VP, Academic Affairs

Cazenovia College


William Michener

Associate Director, LTER Network

University of New Mexico


Terrie Miller quill Allee



Zo Ann Morten quill Allee

Executive Director

The Pacific Streamkeepers Federation


Georgia Murray quill Allee

Staff Scientist

Appalachian Mountain Club


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Karen Oberhauser quill Allee

Professor of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

University of Minnesota


Scott Pankratz quill Allee

Executive Director

Ecology Project International


Christy Pattengill Semmens quill Allee

Director of Science

Reef Environmental Education Foundation


Stephen Penningroth quill Allee

Executive Director

Community Science Institute


James Peters



Melissa Pitkin quill Allee

Education and Outreach Director

PRBO Conservation Science


Michelle Prysby quill Allee


Virginia Master Naturalist Program


Mary Raczko quill Allee

Partnership Liaison

Boston Harbor Islands National Park


Chuck Remington quill Allee

Director of Field Support

National Audubon Society


Rob Stevenson quill Allee

Associate Professor of Biology

University of Massachusetts Boston


Martin Storksdieck quill Allee

Institute for Learning Innovations


Melissa Studer quill Allee

Senior Program Officer/Marine Conservationist

The Grunion Greeter Project, Pepperdine University


Christopher Swarth quill Allee

Sanctuary Director

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary


Chip Taylor quill Allee

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of Kansas


Geri Tierney quill Allee

PhD Research Scientist



Paul Treadwell quill Allee

Distance Learning Advisor

Cornell Cooperative Extension


Craig Tufts quill Allee

Director, Citizen Science Programs/Chief Naturalist

National Wildlife Federation


Timothy Vargo quill Allee

Research Coordinator

Urban Ecology Center


Hague Vaughan quill Allee


Environment Canada's EMAN Coordinating Office


Candie Wilderman quill Allee

Professor, Founder and Science Director, ALLARM

Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM), Dickinson College


David Witzel quill Allee

Managing Director

Forum One Communications


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