TWS welcomes Leadership Institute class of 2024

The 10 participants will be getting to work soon

The Wildlife Society is pleased to announce the selection of the Leadership Institute Class of 2024. The following 10 participants were selected from a pool of nearly 60 applicants.  

Leadership Institute Class of 2024:

  • Wesley Boone, Clemson University
  • Amanda Veals Dutt, Borderlands Research Institute 
  • Laura Hancock, The Walker Basin Conservancy
  • Alan Harrington, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Annalei Lees, Miami University
  • Terrah Owens, Idaho National Laboratory 
  • Garrett Peachey, Southern Ute Indian Tribe
  • Bethan Roberts, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Sierra Scauzillo, Quail Forever
  • Hope L. VanDerwater, Virginia Tech 

All 10 participants have accepted their offer to join the Institute and will get started with their first assignments soon.

Every year, the Leadership Institute participants benefit from direct engagement with TWS Council and staff, whether through the annual conference, networking, mentorship or general one-on-one interaction.

Header Image: The upper Chesapeake Bay at North Point, Maryland State Park. Credit: Timothy Pohlhaus