Galapagos Conservancy is led by a volunteer Board of Directors who bring a wide variety of expertise and enthusiasm to GC. Learn more about each below.
- Ms. Wendy Rayner
- Dr. Sallie Glomb Reinmund
- Mr. Glenn Oakley
- Dr. Erich Fischer
- Mr. Bradley T. Johnson
- Dr. James Reynolds
- Dr. Dan Sherman
President: Ms. Wendy Rayner
Ms. Rayner joined the Galapagos Conservancy Board in 2010. She received her undergraduate degree from Columbia College and completed the Harvard Senior Executive Program. As the State of New Jersey’s first Chief Information Officer, Ms. Rayner led the process to align the business of the state government and information technology, transforming citizens’ access to government. Previously with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, she initiated the development of the country’s first fully integrated environmental management system for air, water, solid, and hazardous waste programs. Ms. Rayner lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
Secretary: Dr. Sallie Glomb Reinmund
Dr. Glomb Reinmund joined the Board in 2012. She received her doctorate in cellular biology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. Dr. Glomb Reinmund’s research focus has been on cellular membrane biology and viral entry and infection, and her more recent experience is as a scientific writer and now Medical Director of Science First, LLC. She lives in Summit, New Jersey.
Treasurer: Mr. Glenn Oakley
Mr. Oakley joined the Board in 2014. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard and an MBA from New York University. Mr. Oakley is the Executive Vice President of Media Technology, Production, and Operations at Discovery Communications and leads the strategic planning and operations for Discovery’s global broadcast and network operations. He has extensive experience in the media industry, and has previously worked for AMC Networks and Showtime Networks. Mr. Oakley lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Erich Fischer
Dr. Fischer joined the Galapagos Conservancy Board in 2011. He has spent 20 years as a management consultant and line executive, most recently joining Deloitte as a Principal from Booz & Company, where he was managing partner for the Washington DC-based aerospace & defense team. Dr. Fischer began his career as a space scientist, working on missions to the Moon and Mars. He received a BA from Dartmouth College and a MSc and PhD from Brown University. Dr. Fischer is the author of a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Geophysical Research, Science and Icarus, and has been quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The Economist. He lives in Washington, DC.
Mr. Bradley T. Johnson
Mr. Johnson joined the Board in 2014. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth and his MBA and JD from the University of Virginia. Mr. Johnson has lived and worked extensively in Latin America and is an experienced international attorney now in private practice specializing in cross border transactions and new business development. He lives in Martinsville, Virginia.
Dr. Jim Reynolds
Dr. Reynolds joined the Board in 2012. He received his doctorate in geology from Dartmouth College and is an Associate Professor of Geology at Brevard College. His research focus includes volcanism and island ecology. Dr. Reynolds has worked extensively in Ecuador and Iceland. He lives in Brevard, North Carolina.
Dr. Dan Sherman
Dr. Sherman joined the Board in 2012. He received his doctorate in biology from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Sherman’s experience in the pharmaceutical industry includes research at the RW Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute and the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California. His background also includes software and database development at Isis Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Sherman lives in Lafayette, California.
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