Current Board Member; PhD in Botany with specialties in forest ecology, tree physiology and wood anatomy. Writer in botany and biology, most recently in the history of research on photosynthesis. MNPS Facebook page administrator. Research Grants Committee.
Current Board Member; Past Vice President; Conservation Biologist; Habitat Stewardship Committee Chair of the Sierra Club MD Chapter; biological control Chair, Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council; Conservation Biologist, Park Ranger Office, Natural & Historical Res Div, M-NCPPC.
Current Board Member; Past Treasurer; tax professional/ Enrolled Agent with IRS; interest in Lepidoptera and Odonata; organizes the Howard County Dragonfly Count.
Liz Jones, Montgomery County
Current Vice President; Coordinator for the Audubon Naturalist Society's Blair Native Plant Garden; Grad School USA Certificate of Accomplishment, Natural History Field Studies; Field Trips Committee.
Stephanie Mason, Montgomery County
Senior Naturalist for the Audubon Naturalist Society; has taught Intro to Spring Wildflower ID in the Natural History Field Studies Program, and currently co-teaches Eastern Forest Ecosystems in that program; leads many field trips, both locally and abroad.
Brett A. McMillan, PhD, Baltimore City
Current Board Member; Upper School Science Teacher, The Bryn Mawr School. MS, U FL Research on invasive plant impact on central FL understory plants. PhD, Old Dominion U. PhD research on environmental variables/plant distribution, dunes of barrier islands on the eastern shore of VA.
Karyn Molines, Calvert County
Current Board Member and Membership Chair; Past President, Secretary, Fall Conference Chair; Southern Maryland Chapter. Division Chief, Calvert Co Natural Resources Division.
Christopher F. Puttock, PhD, Prince Georges County
Current Board Member. Research Associate and Contractor at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. 2012 President, Botanical Society of Washington; Executive Director of Chesapeake Natives; Board Member, the Hawai‘i Conservation Alliance Foundation. Broad interests in landscape restoration and wetland plants. Trained in plant systematics and currently has a contract working on invasive species of the tropics.
Sujata Roy, Montgomery County
New Board Member; Instructor for Spring & Summer Wildflower Identification, Grad School USA/ANS; Earned certificate in Natural History Field Studies; Serves on NHFS Advisory Committee; Field trip leader for ANS and Montgomery Parks; interested in habitat preservation.
Roderick Simmons. Northern Virginia
Current Board Member. Plant Ecologist. Research Associate with the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution; Member of the Virginia Botanical Associates; works with the VA and MD Natural Heritage programs. Past President, Botanical Society of Washington; Past President of MNPS, field trip leader for MNPS and VNPS. Natural Resource Manager, City of Alexandria.
Tenley Wurglitz, Montgomery County
Current Board Member; pursuing certificate in Natural History Field Studies, Grad School USA and ANS. B.A. in Biology and Environmental Studies, Bowdoin College; Master’s degree, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Board member, Friends of Ten Mile Creek and Little Seneca Reservoir. Avid naturalist and hiker.