Staff

Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program (PNHP) staff includes members from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC), and cooperators from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) with expertise in ecology, wildlife biology, botany, geographic information systems, and resource management. PNHP inventory data and research inform conservation and land-use planning.

Name

Title

Phone

Agency

Albert, JoAnn Natural Heritage Program Operations Manager 412.586.2330 WPC
Allen, Kristi Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network Program Coordinator 717.783.3327 DCNR
Anderson, Bob Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Endangered Species Program 814.234.4090 x7447 USFWS
Barber, Patricia Endangered Bird Specialist 717.303.4482 PGC
Bowen, Rebecca Chief, Conservation Science and Ecological Resources Division 717.772.0258 DCNR
Brauning, Daniel Chief, Wildlife Diversity 717.433.8777 PGC
Braun, Olivia Environmental Planner 717.787.4250 x73128 PGC
Braund, Jaci Ecologist 717.214.3813 WPC
Carlson, Kierstin Associate Information Manager 412.586.2314 WPC
Day, Diana Conservation Coordinator 717.346.8137 PFBC
Dewar, Nathan Natural Resource GIS Specialist 717.214.7512 DCNR
DiMatteo, Mike Chief, Division of Environmental Planning and Habitat Protection 717.787.4250 x3602 PGC
Dogonniuck, Alexander Ecological Information Specialist 717.783.3913 DCNR
Domoto, Emily Wildlife Ecologist 717.425.5367 DCNR
Eichelberger, Charlie Terrestrial Zoology Coordinator 717.346.0076 WPC
Firestone, Chris Botanist 570.724.8149 DCNR
Fischer, Doug Ichthyologist/Nongame Biologist 814.359.5195 PFBC
Fisler, Deb Program Assistant 717.787.3444 DCNR
Furedi, Mary Ann Ecological Assessment Manager 717.705.0031 WPC
Georgic, Brad GIS Manager 412.586.2418 WPC
Gipe, Kathy Herpetologist/Nongame Biologist 814.359.5186 PFBC
Gleason, Rocky Ecologist 717.705.2818 WPC
Goad, Rachel Botanist 717.787.7395 WPC
Grund, Steve Botanist 412.586.2350 WPC
Haffner, Cathy Wildlife Diversity Conservation Planning Coordinator 717.433.1464 PGC
Jahrsdoerfer, Sonja Project Leader 814.234.4090 x7474 USFWS
Jewitt, Amy Invasive Species Coordinator 412.586.2305 WPC
Leppo, Betsy Invertebrate Zoologist 717.705.2814 WPC
Librandi Mumma, Tracey Wildlife Biologist, Habitat Protection Section Chief 717.787.4520 x73614 PGC
Lieb, Dave Invertebrate Zoologist/Nongame Biologist 814.359.5234 PFBC
Johnson, Anna Planning Coordinator 412.586.2389 WPC
Klugman, Susan Conservation Information Manager 717.772.9083 WPC
Kunsman, John Botanist 717.783.1639 WPC
Malone, Meredith Forest Program Specialist 717.787.7067 DCNR
McPherson, Jessica Botanist 412.586.2362 WPC
Miller, Ryan Zoologist 412.586.2348 WPC
Moore, Molly Conservation GIS Specialist 412.586.2329 WPC
Murphy, Sean State Ornithologist 717.433.2732 PGC
Podniesinski, Greg Chief, Natural Heritage Section 717.214.7513 DCNR
Pulver, Megan Ecological Information Specialist 717.705.2819 DCNR
Reagle, Nate Wildlife and Fisheries Biologist 717.772.0255 DCNR
Rohrbaugh, Andrew Botanist 717.705.2823 DCNR
Ryndock, Jason Ecological Information Specialist 717.705.2822 DCNR
Scafini, Mike Endangered Mammal Specialist 717.409.2848 PGC
Schoen, Erika Senior Conservation Information Assistant 717.787.9755 WPC
Schuette, Scott Inventory Manager 412.586.2309 WPC
Shaulis, Jim Sr. Geologic Scientist 717.702.2037 DCNR
Shockey, Rich Ecological Information Specialist 717.772.0263 DCNR
Shellenberger, Pamela Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Endangered Species Program 814.234.4090 x7459 USFWS
Sitch, Kelly Botanist 717.425.5370 DCNR
Stauffer, Aura Wildlife Biologist 717.783.0380 DCNR
Szoszorek, Emily Conservation Information Assistant 412.586.2381 WPC
Taylor, Kent Natural Resource Program Specialist 724.253.3234 DCNR
Tracey, Christopher Conservation Planning Manager 412.586.2326 WPC
Turner, Greg Section Supervisor, Wildlife Diversity - Endangered and Nongame Mammals 717.433.5497 PGC
Turner, Melinda Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Endangered Species Program 814.234.4090 x7449 USFWS
Urban, Chris Chief, Natural Diversity Section 814.359.5113 PFBC
Virbitsky, Natalie Conservation Information Assistant 412.586.2381 WPC
Walsh, Mary Aquatic Zoology Coordinator 814.689.1823 WPC
Watts, Denise Inventory Ecologist 717.787.0647 WPC
Wagner, Jeff Director, Natural Heritage Program 412.586.2392 WPC
Welte, Nevin Malacologist/Nongame Biologist 412.586.2334 PFBC
Wisgo, Joe Zoologist 717.772.0280 WPC
Woods, Peter Inventory Ecologist 412.586.2315 WPC
Yeany, David Conservation Planning Specialist/Ornithologist 412.586.2313 WPC
Zimmerman, Ephraim Science Director 412.586.2319 WPC
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