Partners in Flight – U.S. Contacts

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PIF National Coordinator: Terry Rich (FWS)

PIF Council:

PIF Council Chair: Jerome Ford (FWS)

PIF Council Members

PIF Steering Committee

PIF Steering Committee Chair: John Alexander (Klamath Bird Observatory)

PIF Steering Committee Co-Chair: Laurel Barnhill (FWS)

PIF National Committees

1. PIF State Committee (same as AFWA PIF Working Group)

PIF State Committee Chair: Sara Schweitzer (North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission)

PIF State Contacts

2. PIF Federal Agency Committee

PIF Federal Agency Committee Chair: Chris Eberly (DoD)

PIF Federal Agency Coordinators and Contacts

U. S. Geological Survey PIF Coordinator

Janet Ruth

National Park Service PIF Liaison

Glenn Plumb

Bureau of Land Management PIF Coordinator

Geoffrey Walsh

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service PIF Coordinator

Terry Rich

Department of Defense PIF Coordinator

PIF National Representative Chris Eberly

PIF Federal Point of Contact L. Peter Boice

USDA Forest Service

Douglas "Sandy" Boyce

Environmental Protection Agency

Myra Price

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Terrell Erickson

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Rich Fischer

U.S. Department of State

Antoinette Condo

3. PIF Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Committee

PIF NGO Committee Chair: David Pashley (ABC)

4. PIF Industry Committee

PIF Industry Committee Chair: Henning Stabins (Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc.)

PIF International Science Committee

U.S. Co-Chair: Ken Rosenberg (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Canada Co-Chair: Peter Blancher (Bird Studies Canada)

Mexico Co-Chair: Eduardo Iñigo-Elias (Cornell Lab of Ornithology

PIF Technical Working Groups

1. PIF International Working Group

PIF International Working Group Chairs

Carol Beidleman

Jose Manuel Zolotoff-Pallais (Fundacion Cocibolca)

2. PIF Research Working Group

PIF Research Working Group Chair:Janet Ruth (USGS)

3. PIF Monitoring and Inventory Working Group

PIF Monitoring and Inventory Working Group Co-Chairs

C.J. Ralph (U.S. Forest Service)

John Alexander (Klamath Bird Observatory)

4. PIF Communications Working Group and PIF Education Working Group

The Bird Education Alliance for Conservation (BEAC) is functioning in the role of these 2 working groups.

BEAC Chair: Ashley Dayer (Cornell University)

PIF Regional Working Groups

1. PIF Northeast Working Group

PIF Northeast Working Group Chairs

Randy Dettmers (FWS) Chair

Gwen Brewer (MD DNR) Vice Chair

PIF Northeast Working Group Website

2. PIF Southeast Working Group

PIF Southeast Working Group Co-Chairs

Troy Wilson (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Michael Seymour (Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries)

Southeast PIF Website

3. PIF Midwest Working Group

PIF Midwest Working Group Chair

Brad Jacobs (MO DOC)

4. PIF West Working Group

PIF West Working Group

Jaime Stephens (Klamath Bird Observatory)

PIF West Working Group Website