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Board of Directors

Lela Porter Love

Chair

Professor of Law and Director, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution, Cardozo School of Law; Chair, International Advisory Board on Mediation, Office of the Ombudsman for United Nations Funds and Programmes. JD, Georgetown University Law Center, BA, Harvard University.

Loren Alegria

Vice Chair

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Physical and Life Sciences, Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Great-nephew of Richard Archbold and has served on the Board of Directors for 15 years.

Barbara Stewart

Treasurer

Robert Lloyd George

Assistant Treasurer

The Honourable Robert Lloyd George is a British subject, who has spent his fund management career mainly in Asia. He is also the author of a number of books on business, China, and history (David and Winston). He is also a trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Veronica Alegria

Secretary

Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Califonia. JD, Stanford Law School; BA, Stanford University.

Daniel Alegria

 

Retired family medicine physician, roots in El Salvador and Chile. Attended University of California Berkeley in the 60’s. Love to learn. Love Archbold. Two granddaughters Zamiaya and Kaimara. Fabulous partner Mary P Hufty!

Dylan Alegria

 

Physician and nature lover in California. Grand nephew of Richard Archbold. Scrub camp alumnus!

Schellie Archbold

 

Artist, philanthropist, and grandniece of Richard Archbold. BA Sarah Lawrence.

Kyle Ashton

 

Executive Director, Medical Affairs, Travere Therapeutics. Prior academic posts: Kutztown University, Cornell University, Villanova University, University of California San Diego, SUNY-Cortland. Archbold Vertebrate Ecology Lab 2001-2003. PhD, University of Colorado. BA, University of California Berkeley.

Mallory Dimmitt

 

CEO, Florida Wildlife Corridor Coalition, residing in St. Petersburg, Florida. MEM, Environmental Economics & Policy, Duke University's Nicholas School Environment. BS, Natural Resources, Sewanee (The University of the South).

Vevie Dimmitt

 

Nicole Doppelt

 

General Counsel of Extend since May 2021. Prior to that, served as in-house counsel at AXA XL, a division of AXA, for three years, and practiced law at Milbank LLP for over seven years. Grew up in New York City and New Hampshire, and now lives in Rye, New York, with her husband and three children. Daughter of Board Chair, Lela Love.

John Fitzpatrick

 

(spouse, Molly) Ithaca, New York. Ornithologist, professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University. Former curator at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History, then Director of Archbold Biological Station. From 1995 to 2021, Director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, a renowned center for ornithology, conservation biology, and public engagement in science.

John "Jack" Hufty

 

Mary Hufty

 

(spouse Daniel Alegria MD) Physician, community leader, daughter of Frances Archbold Hufty, Biology Stanford, UCSD Medical School, director OBFS, active at Archbold since 1977, president of the board 1992, till my mother’s death in 2010, then, chair of the board until 2020. I have an intense love of Nature and a deep commitment to Archbold’s work.

James Kushlan

 

Coconut Grove, Florida, and Annapolis, Maryland. Ornithologist specializing in waterbirds, author, conservationist. Formerly professor of biology University of Mississippi and Texas A& -Commerce, director Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, president Waterbird Society and American Ornithological Society, founder and chair IUCN Heron Specialist Group and North American Waterbird Conservation Initiative, and author of 12 books on water birds and Florida history. more...

Sam Machotka