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Chicago Botanic Garden

Technical Representative

Gregory M. Mueller, PhD
Vice President, Science and Academic Programs
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL  60022
847-835-6975
fax: 847-835-6975
[email protected]

Administrative Representative

Julie Steffens
Director of Foundation and Government Relations
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL  60022
[email protected]

George Wright Society

Technical Representative

Emily Dekker-Fiala
Membership/Conference Coordinator
George Wright Society
P.O. Box 65
Hancock, MI 49930-0065
Phone: (906) 487-9722
[email protected]

Great Lakes Commission

Technical Representative

Tom Crane
Deputy Director
Resource Management
Great Lakes Commission
Eisenhower Corp. Park
2805 South Industrial Hwy Ste. 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6791
734-971-9135
fax: 734-971-9150
[email protected]

Midwest Art Conservation Center

Technical Representative

Colin Turner
Executive Director
Midwest Art Conservation Center
2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 870-3120
[email protected] 

Administrative Representative

Lauren Walker
Office Manager
Midwest Art Conservation Center
2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
[email protected]

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Technical Representative

Ann Pierce
Deputy Division Director, Ecological and Water Resources
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55016
651-259-5119
[email protected]

Monarch Joint Venture

Technical Representative

Christine Sanderson
Communications and Operations Manager
Monarch Joint Venture
2161 University Ave SE, Ste 200
St. Paul, MN 55114
(651) 222-7631
[email protected]

The Nature Conservancy

Technical Representative

Meredith Cornett, Ph.D.
Director of Conservation Science
The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota
394 Lake Ave. S, Suite 308
Duluth, MN 55802
218.727.6119
[email protected]

Science Museum of Minnesota

Technical Representative

Alison Brown
President 
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 West Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-221-9424
[email protected]

Technical Representative

Laurie Fink
Vice President of Science
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 West Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102
[email protected]

Technical Representative

Jim Almendinger
Director
St. Croix Watershed Research Station
16910 152nd St. North
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047
651-433-5953
fax: 651-433-5924
[email protected]

Wildlife Conservation Society

Technical Representative

Heidi Kretser, Ph.D.
Livelihoods & Conservation Coordinator
North America Program
Wildlife Conservation Society
7 Brandy Brook Avenue
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
518-891-8872
fax: 518-891-8875
[email protected]