Natural Science Collections Alliance


NSC Alliance Board of Directors

John M. Bates
Curator of Birds
Head of Life Sciences, Science and Education
The Field Museum of Natural History
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496
(312) 665-7730
Vice President
Gil Nelson
Gil Nelson
Faculty Researcher for Digital Information and Scientific Communication
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Jennifer Zaspel


Research Curator and Head of Zoology
Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee WI 53233
(414) 278-6158
Rebecca Rundell
Associate Professor and Head Curator
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and Roosevelt Wild Life Collections
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 470-6619
Neil S. Cobb
Director, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research
Northern Arizona University
805 S. Beaver Street
PO Box: 6077
Flagstaff AZ 86011-6077
(928) 607-4075
John R. Demboski
John Demboski
Director of Zoology and Health Sciences Branch
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 370-6443
Scott V. Edwards
Scott Edwards
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Curator of Ornithology
Museum of Comparative Zoology
Harvard University
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 384-8082
Peter W. Fritsch
Vice President of Research and Director of the Herbarium
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107-3400
(817) 332-4441, ext 234
Melanie Y. Ide
President and CEO
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96817
(808) 847-3511
Douglas S. Jones
Douglas Jones
Director of the Florida Museum of Natural History
226 Dickinson Hall
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
PO Box 117800
Gainesville FL 32611
(352) 273-1902
John McCormack
John McCormacl
Associate Professor
Moore Laboratory of Zoology & Biology Department
Occidental College
1600 Campus Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 259-1352
James S. Miller
Senior Vice President for Science and Conservation
Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 577-5100
Trina Roberts
Associate Vice President, Collections
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 763-3466
Scott A. Schaefer
Scott Schaeffer
Dean of Science for Collections, Exhibitions, and the Public Understanding of Science
Curator, Department of Ichthyology
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
(212) 769-5652
Andrew Short
Associate Curator
Kansas University Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum
1345 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2323
Barbara Thiers
William and Lynda Steere Herbarium
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
(718) 817-8622
Executive Director 
Jyotsna Pandey American Institute of Biological Sciences
950 Herndon Parkway Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20170
(202) 628-1500 x225
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