President's Council

The president’s council is a national volunteer leadership forum for individuals committed to the environment and The Wilderness Society’s mission.

The president’s council is a non-governing body dedicated to furthering The Wilderness Society’s mission – to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places - and advance the conservation, fundraising, and advocacy goals of the organization.

President’s council members:

  • David Churchill, Chair - Bethesda, Maryland
  • Gail Austin – Georgetown, Kentucky
  • Allan and Marilyn Brown – Portola Valley, California
  • Frances Chamberlin Carter – Green Valley, Arizona
  • Stewart and Judith Colton – Short Hills, New Jersey
  • Anne R. Conn – Seattle, Washington
  • Margo Earley – Mount Hood, Oregon
  • James and Margaret Ellsworth – Mill Valley, California
  • Chris and Margot Enbom – San Anselmo, California
  • Daniel Flickinger – Seattle, Washington
  • Rick Flory and Lee Robert – Paradise Valley, Arizona and Jackson, Wyoming
  • Ed Groark – McLean, Virginia
  • Ann Harvey – Wilson, Wyoming
  • Gerald and Lena Hirschler – Kirkland, Washington
  • Jeffrey Kenner – New York, New York
  • Michael and Ann Loeb – New York, New York
  • Henry Lord – New Haven, Connecticut
  • Patrick Martin – Evanston, Illinois
  • Janice Miller – Pacific Palisades, California
  • Priscilla Natkins – Scarsdale, New York
  • Robert Osborne – McLean, Virginia
  • Diane Parish and Paul Gelburd – Sausalito, California
  • Nancy Plaxico – Annapolis, Maryland
  • Gaylan Rockswold, MD, PhD – Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Carl and Jan Siechert – Pasadena, California
  • Terri and Rich Slivka – Denver, Colorado
  • Robin T. Stebbins, PhD – Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Edward and Millicent Thomas – Princeton, New Jersey
  • Andrew Turner, PhD, and Barbara Turner – Seattle, Washington
  • Marshall Hackett Whiting, PhD, and Richard Arnold – Telluride, Colorado
  • Edward B. Whitney – New York, New York
  • Frederick and Eleanor Winston – Wayzata, Minnesota
  • Marsha McMahan Zelus – Carmel, California