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Our Staff

Suzanne Pelletier

Suzanne PelletierExecutive Director


Christine HalvorsonProgram Director


Tom BewickPeru Country Director


Josh LichtensteinProgram Manager


Cameron EllisSenior Geographer & Producer


Viviana BriseñoDevelopment Operations & Annual Giving Manager


Wendy PinedaProject Coordinator-Peru


Plinio Pizango HualingaClimate Policy Specialist


Margoth Quispe

Margoth QuispeLegal Advisor & Land Rights Specialist

Carlos DoviazaMapping and Monitoring Coordinator-Panama

Marina ZelleDonor Relations Director

Kim ChaixDirector of Strategic Impact

Luz del Alba SánchezOperations Manager

2019 Board of Directors

John W. Copeland 
Chair  – Managing Partner, Wealth Partners Capital Group, LLC
S.Todd Crider, Esq.
Vice Chair –  Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Vice Chair, The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice
Brett Odom
Treasurer – Retired Finance Executive
Lars von Bennigsen
Founder and CEO PuraVita Project
Robert Curran
Independent Photographer
Christian Lelong
Jenny Springer
Director, Global Program on Governance and Rights at IUCN
Becky Yang
Community Director, Summit Series


All board members listed above are current, independent, voting, members of the Board of Directors