Presidents, Officers and Councilors of ATBC work together to advance the goals of the Association, as set out in the Strategic Plan. They are involved in committees and task forces as well as discussions, debates, and decisions about ATBC activities and organization. 

ATBC Presidents
Marielos Peña-Claros

President
Wageningen University‎ (Netherlands)

Kaoru Kitajima

Past-President
Kyoto University (Japan)

Yadvinder Malhi

President-Elect
University of Oxford (UK)


ATBC Officers
Robin Chazdon

Executive Director
University of Connecticut

Patricia D Sampaio

Treasurer
University of Florida (USA)

Julieta Benítez-Malvido

Secretary
UNAM (México)

Emilio M. Bruna

Editor-in-Chief, Biotropica
University of Florida (USA)

Jennifer Powers

Membership Coordinator
University of Minnesota (USA)


ATBC Councilors
Corine Vriesendorp

2017-2019
Field Museum (USA)

Alice Hughes

2017-2019
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (China)

Juan Posada

2017-2019
Universidad del Rosario (Colombia)

Liza Comita

2017-2019
Yale University (USA)

Saara DeWalt

2015-2017
Clemson University (USA)

Lisa Davenport

2015-2017
Duke University (USA)

Bettina Engelbrecht

2015-2017
Universität Bayreuth (Germany)

Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz

2015-2017
The University of Nottingham (Malaysia Campus)

Cristina Martínez Garza

2016-2018
UAEM (México)

Rebecca Ostertag

2016-2018
University of Hawaii - Hilo (USA)

Patricia Wright

2016-2018
Stony Brook University (USA)

Zak Zahawi

2016-2018
Organization for Tropical Studies (Costa Rica)


Communications
Maga Gei

Communications Coordinator
communications@tropicalbio.org

Liz Kimbrough
Liz Kimbrough

Blog Coordinator

Peter Tellez
Peter Tellez

Blog Coordinator