Shalynn Pack
Shalynn Pack Conservation Scientist, Patagonia & Costa Rica Instructor Biography Shalynn earned a MS in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology, and a MPP in Environmental Policy from the University of Maryland in 2015. Her international project experience includes macaw nesting research in Peru, antbird behavior in Costa Rica, environmental education in Bolivia, small mammal mark-recapture…
Kaggie Orrick
Kaggie Orrick
Kaggie Orrick Conservation Scientist, Botswana Instructor Biography Kaggie received a MA in Conservation Biology at Columbia University in 2015. Her thesis focused on anthropogenic features that influence elephant movement.  She earned a BA in Environmental Studies from Colby College in 2010, and during her time at Colby she was a Round River student in Namibia…
Doug Milek
Doug Milek
Doug Milek Director of Student Programs Biography Doug received a BA in Biology from the University of Wyoming, and an MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana.  He has been involved with numerous wildlife research projects throughout the Western United States.  Doug has directed the Round River Student Program since 2002.
fernando-iglesias-letelier
Fernando Iglesias Letelier
Fernando Iglesias Letelier Chile Coordinator Biography Fernando obtained a Bachelors degree in Ecotourism and Natural Resources Management and a Masters in Wilderness and Nature Conservation. In high school, he worked as a nature/mountain guide and was the manager of Parque Andino Juncal for four years. This work helped to create this private protected area at…
Kimberly Heinemeyer
Kimberly Heinemeyer
Kimberly Heinemeyer Lead Conservation Scientist Biography Kimberly Heinemeyer received her B.S. at University of California, Davis and M.S. at University of Montana in Wildlife Biology and her Ph.D. in Environmental Studies with a focus in Conservation Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Kim has a keen interest in the ecology and conservation of…
Bryan Evans
Bryan Evans
Bryan Evans Conservation Associate Biography Bryan has BA in Commerce and Finance from the University of British Columbia, 1984 and a MS in Natural Resource and Environmental Management from Simon Fraser University, 1997. He has been a consultant in natural resource management and environmental policy for 15 years, focusing on land use planning, protected areas…
Susie Dain-Owens
Susie Dain-Owens
Susie Dain-Owens Conservation Scientist, Program Instructor Biography Susie holds a BA in Anthropology from Dartmouth College and an MA in Anthropology from the University of British Columbia. She first became involved with Round River as an intern in 2005 in Atlin, British Columbia, and returned to the Taku to conduct her MA research in 2007. Her…
Elizabeth Brunner
Elizabeth Brunner
Elizabeth Brunner Conservation Scientist, Patagonia & Costa Rica Instructor Biography Elizabeth holds a BS in biology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an MSc in biological oceanography from Oregon State University, where she studied the effects of ocean acidification on bivalves in the California Current Ecosystem. She has a diverse set of field experiences…