Brenda S. Davis, PhD

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Brenda Davis has served on The Wilderness Society governing council since 1994. She is currently the ex-officio of the council.

Brenda retired in 2007 from Johnson & Johnson, where she was an officer of the corporation. Brenda was responsible for global compliance and various technical functions including quality, energy, environment, health and safety.

Previously, Brenda was a visiting fellow at Princeton University, served in the cabinet of Governor Thomas H. Kean of New Jersey and was a senior staff member of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget.

Brenda holds a PhD in Ecology from University of California Berkeley and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Institution.

She serves on the boards of the World Wildlife Fund and Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) and is former chairman of the New Jersey Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.