YIBS External Advisory Board


Caroline Niemczyk

Independent Philanthropy Professional
Irvington, NY

Ralph C. Schmidt
The Candlewood Timber Group
New York NY


Edward P. Bass

Businessman, Financier, Philanthropist, and Environmentalist

Fort Worth TX

Rita Colwell
Professor, University of Maryland College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health;
Professor and Senior Advisor and Honorary Chairperson
Canon US Life Sciences, Inc.
Rockville, MD

Jeremy Jackson

Marine Ecologist, Paleontologist and Professor

Washington, DC

Elizabeth Kolbert

American Journalist and Author

Williamstown, MA

Thomas Lovejoy
University Professor, Environmental Science & Policy

George Mason University

Thomas McHenry

Environmental Lawyer,

Gibson Dunn

Los Angeles, CA

James Prosek
Artist, Writer and Naturalist

Easton, CT

Theodore C. Rogers
American Industrial Partners
New York, NY

Roger Stone
Environmentalist, Journalist, Author, and Nonprofit Executive

Sustainable Development Institute
Washington DC

Roger Strauch

Chairman, The Roda Group
Berkeley, CA

Michael Teitelbaum
Senior Research Associate
Harvard Law School

Oakleigh Thorne II
Founder, Honorary President, & Bird Banding Instructor
Thorne Nature Experience
Boulder, CO