JV Staff and Board

Red-headed Woodpecker, photo by Noppadol Paothong

JV Staff

Andrew Forbes, Acting Coordinator
Phone: 612-713-5364 / Fax: 612-713-5393
E-mail: Andrew_Forbes@fws.gov

Ben Kahler, Biologist/Spatial Modeler
Phone: 517-351-8334 / Fax: 517-351-1443
E-mail: Benjamin_Kahler@fws.gov

Greg Soulliere, Science Coordinator
Phone: 517-351-4214 / Fax: 517-351-1443
E-mail: Greg_Soulliere@fws.gov

Rachael Pierce, Biological ScienceTechnician
Phone: 517-351-5219 / Fax: 517-351-1443

Mailing Address:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MBSP, Region 3 | 5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990 | Bloomington, MN 55437-1458


Management Board

Mr. Dave Sherman
Ohio Division of Wildlife
13229 West SR 2
Oak Harbor, OH 43449

Mr. Mike Schroer
Missouri Department of Conservation
2901 W. Truman Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Dr. Dale Garner
Chief, Wildlife Bureau
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034

Mr. Jason Fleener
Wetland Habitat Specialist
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster Street
Madison, WI  53707

Mr. Merben Cebrian
Bureau of Indian Affairs
5600 American Blvd. West
Bloomington, MN  55437

Mr. Brad Simpson
Public Lands Section Chief
Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

VACANT
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Mr. Ted LaGrange
Wetland Program Manager
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
2200 North 33rd St., P.O. Box 30370
Lincoln, NE 68503-0370

Ms. Mary Jean Huston
The Nature Conservancy
633 West Main Street
Madison, WI 53703

VACANT
U.S. Geological Survey


Mr. Mark Allessi
Assistant Chief, Division of Wildlife Resources
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702

Mr. Bill VanderZouwen
Director of Conservation Programs
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever
1806 Greenwoods Dr.
Jenison, MI 49428-1504

Dr. Russ Mason
Chief, Wildlife Division
Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources
Box 30444
Lansing, MI 48909

Mr. Ricky Lien
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Rd., Box 7
St. Paul, MN 55155

Mr. Mitch Marcus - Chair
Chief, Division of Fish and Wildlife
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
402 W. Washington St., Room W-273
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2781

Mr. Kevin O'Donnell
Environmental Scientist
Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes Program Office
77 West Jackson Blvd. G-17J
Chicago, IL 60604

Mr. Tom Melius
Regional Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
5600 American Blvd. West
Bloomington, MN  55437

VACANT
U.S. Forest Service

Mr. Doug Gorby
Director of Conservation Programs
Ducks Unlimited
Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office
1220 Eisenhower Place
Ann Arbor, MI  48108-3281

VACANT
National Audubon Society

All bird photos on this website courtesy of Noppadol Paothong www.nopnatureimages.com