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Mark S. Laska, PhD

Founder & President

Mark's Favorite Ecosystem
New World Tropical Rainforests

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Jessa Spainhower

Vice President of Operations

Jessa's (Former) Hobby
Improv Comedy

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Joshua D. Eldridge, MS

Mountain Regional Director

Joshua's Catch Phrase
Good work leads to more work

Damian Holynskyj
Damian Holynskyj, AICP, LEED GA

Eastern Regional Director

Damian's Favorite Outdoor Activity
Skiing the trees after a fresh snowfall

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Jill McGrady, PhD

Western Regional Director

Jill's Not-So-Secret Skill
Scuba Diving

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Alejandro BaladrĂ³n, MAS

Senior Ecologist & Hydrologist

Alejandro's Favorite Travel Destination
Upper Valley of Lozoya - Spain
Rex Bergamini, PhD
Rex Bergamini, PhD

Senior Ecologist

Rex's Favorite National Park
Islas del Golfo de California Biosphere Reserve
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Nick Buhbe, MS

Senior Ecologist

Nick's Favorite Activity
Anything with saltwater, except surfing!

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Rocky Chase

Senior Ecologist

Rocky's Favorite Outdoor Activity
Riding ATVs to Job Sites
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Esa Crumb, MS

Senior Ecologist

Esa's Favorite Plant
Elephanthead Lousewort

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Mitch Jenkins, MS

Senior Ecologist

Mitch's Favorite Place to Hike
Idaho Backcountry
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Andrew Keller, MS

Senior Ecologist

Andrew's Favorite Weekend Activity
Restoring his historic adobe home

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Beyhan T. Maybach, PhD

Senior Ecologist

Beyhan's Favorite Ecosystem
Tropical & Temperate Rainforest
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David Yozzo, PhD

Senior Ecologist

David's Favorite Ecosystem
Tidal Freshwater Marshes
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Evan Gerber

Real Estate Professional

Evan's Ecological Affiliation
US Green Building Council
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Phil Rosenberg, PG


Phil's Favorite Hobby
Sport Fishing

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Meghan Bowen, MESM

Associate Ecologist

Meghan's Secret Skill
Weaving with her loom

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Cate Collinson, P Biol

Associate Ecologist

Cate's Favorite National Park
Banff National Park

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Ellie Garza, PLA

Associate Landscape Architect

Ellie's Favorite Place to Camp
Roosevelt National Forest

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Justin Apfel


Justin's Favorite Outdoor Activity

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Emily Hazelwood, MAS


Emily's Favorite Ecosystem
California Kelp Forest
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Justin Heyerdahl, MESM


Justin's Favorite Hobby
Growing Exotic Blue Hibiscus

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Madelyn Roycroft, MS


Madelyn's Indoor Hobby
Brewing kombucha & ginger beer
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Amber Sparks, MAS


Amber's Favorite Place to Dive
Underneath Oil Rigs

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Liz Clift, MFA

Copy Editor

Liz's Favorite Hike
Chain Lakes Trail

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Lilia Gavrilenko, MS


Lilia's Favorite Travel Destination
Europe, especially Russia

Davis Ladd

Marketing Manager

Davis' Favorite Travel Destination
Red Rock State Park / Sedona, AZ