The SJV Management Board maintains leadership, resources, and support to accomplish strategic organizational goals and objectives. The Board comprises binational representatives from each state in the SJV region. Members of the Board include representatives from federal and state agencies, corporations, and non-profit conservation organizations, as well as private citizens interested in the conservation of birds and their habitats within the boundaries of the SJV.
Contact Jennie Duberstein to learn how to become involved.
Science Working Group
The Science Working Group provides the Management Board and SJV staff with expertise regarding biological planning, prioritization, monitoring, and evaluation for bird and habitat conservation. Membership is open to anyone, but particularly program or field biologists who represent an institution with an interest in bird conservation in the SJV region. The Science Working Group also has ad-hoc subcommittees which work on more narrowly defined issues as needed.
The Science Working Group is led by the SJV Science Coordinator, who sets the committee’s agendas, reports findings to the Management Board, and represents the SJV on national and international committees, planning teams, and monitoring groups. The Committee strives to maintain equal binational representation from each state within the SJV region, from each bird conservation initiative, and from conservation-based agencies and NGOs in both the United States and Mexico. It serves as a forum of exchange of information on bird conservation, research, monitoring, education, and outreach.
Contact Carol Beardmore to learn how to become involved.
SJV Communications, Education, and Outreach Committee
The SJV Communications, Education, and Outreach Committee (CEOC) works with the Communications & Partnerships Specialist to guide the development and implementation of the SJV’s communications, education, and outreach program. The primary responsibility of this ad-hoc group is to support the bird and habitat conservation goals and objectives of the SJV through strategic communications, education, and outreach projects, programs, and activities. Committee members’ diverse experiences, skills, and talents help ensure that the SJV meets the needs of its partners and others working toward bird conservation in the SJV region.
Contact Emily Clark to learn how to become involved.