2022-2023 Officers



Susan F. Cushman, PhD
Director of Introductory Biology Laboratories, Department of Biology
Research Scientist, Finger Lakes Institute
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: 315-781-3599



Heather A. Stewart, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Scientist
Coastal Wetlands Research
Fish & Wildlife Research Institute
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
100 8th Avenue SE, St. Petersburg FL 33701
Email: or

Vice President

Andrew P. Bade, PhD
Supervising Fisheries Biologist
Bureau of Natural Resources Fisheries Division
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127
Phone: 860-490-0701



Rich Bell
The Nature Conservancy
South Ferry Rd
Narragansett, RI 02882


Past President

Patrick D. Shirey
Certified Ecologist and Certified Fisheries Professional
 Assistant Professor
Department of Geology and Environmental Science
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-3332
Ecology Policy, LLC (Owner)
Phone: 724-316-5167