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Name Country of Residence Title / CompanyExperienceCCNet Certified CoachTeaching Adaptive ManagementCoP - Indigenous CS ProjectsLanguage(s)Avail. to coach in other countries  
Alexander, JohnUnited StatesExecutive Director – Klamath Bird ObservatoryCoach     Contact 
Benson, Heather SaundersUnited StatesPlanning Manager – Independent ConsultantCoach     Contact 
Bloomfield, BetsyUnited StatesCowache Canyon TrustCoach   English Contact 
Brown, JennyUnited StatesConservation Ecologist – TNCCoach Trainer   English Contact 
Browne, ClaudiaUnited StatesWater Resource Specialist/Bioregion Team leader – BiohabitatsCoach     Contact 
Burnidge, WilliamUnited StatesNortheast Colorado Project Director – TNC      Contact 
Byers, AnyaUnited StatesLand and Water Conservation Manager – The Nature ConservancyCoach     Contact 
Collomb, Jean GaelUnited StatesWildlife Conservation Network      Contact 
Cornman, AriUnited StatesWildlife Advisor – California Fish and Game CommissionCoach     Contact 
Cros, AnnickUnited StatesUniversity of HawaiiCoach   English, French, Spanish Contact 
Dahlke, MitchUnited StatesCUSP      Contact 
Decker, LynnUnited StatesIndependent ConsultantCoach   English Contact 
Duberstein, JennieUnited StatesSonoran Joint Venture/US Fish and Wildlife ServiceCoach Trainer   English, SpanishYesContact 
Dutton, IanUnited StatesPrincipal – Nautilus Impact InvestingCoach Trainer   English, IndonesianYesContact 
Evans-Peters, SaraUnited StatesConservation Planner – Pacific Birds Habitat Joint VentureCoach     Contact 
Feifel, KirstenUnited StatesAdaptive Systems Manager – Puget Sound Partnership      Contact 
Finn, SeanUnited StatesScience Coordinator – USFWSCoach     Contact 
Garvoille, RebeccaUnited StatesPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Conservation Biology – Denver ZooCoach   English Contact 
Grunau, LeeUnited StatesConservation Planner, Colorado Natural Heritage Program – Colorado State University      Contact 
Hoffman, NancyUnited StatesProject Leader – Independent ConsultantCoach     Contact 
Hook, AbigailUnited StatesESA | Environmental Science Associates     YesContact 
Hoshi, JunkoUnited StatesSenior Environmental Scientist – California Department of Fish and Wildlife      Contact 
Ingraham, MollyUnited StatesAssociate Director of Conservation Planning – TNC    English Contact 
Johnson, MIkeUnited StatesEnvironmental PlannerCoach     Contact 
Knauer, JenniferUnited StatesHook & Knauer    English Contact 
Lacy, LeanderUnited StatesCEO, Social Scientist – Lacy Consulting Services, LLCCoach     Contact 
Little, HenryUnited StatesAssistant Director of Science Freshwater – Applied ConservationCoach   EnglishYesContact 
Lockwood, WarrenUnited StatesProduct Manager – Sitka Technology GroupCoach     Contact 
Luster, RyanUnited StatesRestoration Program Manager – TNC    English Contact 
Maloy, MollyUnited StatesGraduate and Adult Programs Manager – Denver ZooCoach     Contact 
Martin, BrianUnited StatesEastern MT Science & Stewardship Director – TNC    English Contact 
Matsumoto, SandiUnited StatesAssociate Director, California Water Program – TNCCoach   English Contact 
Miewald, TomUnited StatesSpatial Ecologist/Conservation Planner – USFWSCoach     Contact 
Miller, RobynUnited StatesDirector of Conservation Programs – TNC    English Contact 
Muller, GretchenUnited StatesSenior Associate – Cascadia Consulting GroupCoach     Contact 
Nelson, KaraUnited StatesConservation Planner and Scientist – Kara Nelson Consulting    EnglishYesContact 
O'Neill, ElizabethUnited StatesManaging Director – EON Impact ConsultingCoach   English, SpanishYesContact 
O´Neil, SusanUnited StatesSr. Conservation Planner – Environmental Scienec Associates Yes  English Contact 
O’Brien, SaraUnited StatesDirector of Conservation Planning – Defenders of Wildlife    English Contact 
Pickering, DebbieUnited StatesOregon Coast Ecologist – TNCCoach Trainer   English Contact 
Porej, DeniUnited StatesSenior Director of Conservation – Catalina Island ConservancyCoach Trainer       
Powers, ElizabethUnited StatesUSFWSCoach     Contact 
Remson, EJUnited StatesSenior Program Manager – TNC    English Contact 
Robertson, AmandaUnited StatesUS Fish and WildlifeCoach     Contact 
Romulo, ChelsieUnited StatesAssistant Professor – University of Northern Colorado      Contact 
Russel, VanceUnited KingdomIndependent ConsultantCoach   English, SpanishYesContact 
Salzer, DanUnited StatesConservation Planning & Tools Specialist – TNCCoach Trainer   English Contact 
Schake, KatherineUnited StatesProgram Associate – Nautilus Impact InvestingCoach     Contact 
Schulz, TerriUnited StatesSenior Conservation Ecologist – TNCCoach, Coach Trainer   EnglishYesContact 
Scoggin, SandraUnited StatesConservation Program Coordinator – San Francisco Bay Joint VentureCoach     Contact 
Sherman, JulieUnited StatesExecutive Director – Wildlife ImpactCoach    YesContact 
Sherwood, KristinUnited Statesindependent - Fish ChoiceCoach     Contact 
Shurtliff, QuinnUnited StatesWildlife Biologist and Conservation Planning Coach – Nature PlanCoach TrainerYes  EnglishYesContact 
Sterne, CharlaUnited StatesUS Fish and WildlifeCoach     Contact 
Stiles, KariUnited StatesFoS    English Contact 
Strand, HollyUnited StatesUtah State UniversityCoach     Contact 
Strole, ToddUnited StatesNatural Areas Stewardship Program Manager – Illinois Department of Natural ResourcesCoach     Contact 
Sundaresan, SivaKenyaDenver Zoological Foundation    English Contact 
Swaminathan, VinayaUnited StatesConservation Planner – Foundations of SuccessCoach Trainer Yes EnglishYesContact 
Swanepoel, Pieter AUnited StatesSafaribwanaCoach     Contact 
Swietch, KellyUnited StatesConservation Hub Portfolio Manager – San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance      Contact 
Turner, DaleUnited StatesConservation Scientist – TNCCoach   English Contact 
Unnasch, RobertUnited StatesDirector of Science – TNC    English Contact 
Watson, JulieUnited StatesHabitat Strategic Initiative Policy Lead – Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeCoach     Contact 

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