Throughout the pandemic, Archbold has been fully engaged in science, conservation, and outreach. Currently our facilities are open by appointment only, but please stay tuned. We look forward to further opening to the public.

Board of Directors

Lela Porter Love

Chair

Lela Love Porter

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

Loren Alegria

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.

James Kushlan

Treasurer

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...

Robert Lloyd George

Assistant Treasurer

Robert Lloyd George

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.

Nicole Love Doppelt

Secretary

Nicole Love 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.

Amy Conlee

Board Member

Amy Conlee

Former Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, philanthropist, environmental enthusiast, Amy Conlee joined the Board in 2021. She splits her time between Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. Graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, MBA Vanderbilt University.

Burr O'Connor

Board Member

Managing Director of BioHaven Environmental Solutions, LLC. BA Kenyon College, MA, MS, University of Virginia. Lives in Maine with his wife and three daughters. Board member since 2021.

David Tereshchuk

Board Member

David Tereshchuk

Journalist across all media. PBS NewsHour Special Correspondent concentrating on ethics. Author, ongoing critique: www.TheMediaBeat.US. Weekly public radio commentator. Previously in UK was CEO of the International Broadcasting Trust, a non-profit educating the public on global poverty. MA Oxford University.

Dylan Alegria

Board Member

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

John Fitzpatrick

Board Member

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

Board Member

Jack Hufty

John “Jack” Archbold Hufty is a founding Board member, having served since 1977. His love of the outdoors, the environment, and nature, coupled with an interest in agriculture, cattle, and horses, fuel his enthusiasm for research at both Archbold Biological Station and Buck Island Ranch. Having dialogue with administrators, scientists, students, guests, and Archbold benefactors for the last 45 years as a Board member has provided continued inspiration for Jack

Kyle Ashton

Board Member

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.

Luanna Prevost

Board Member

Luanna Prevost

Plant ecologist, Associate Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of South Florida. The Prevost Lab focuses on understanding student thinking through assessment and using these findings to drive instruction. Board member since 2021.

Mary Hufty

Board Member

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.

Mallory Dimmitt

Board Member

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).

Sam Machotka

Board Member

Retired clinical veterinarian residing in Sebring, FL, joined the Board in 2020. Sam and his wife Joyce are particularly inspired by Archbold’s technology (GIS program) and Education program. DVM Texas A&M University, PhD George Washington University Medical School

Schellie Archbold

Board Member

Schellie Archbold

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

Vevie Dimmitt

Board Member

Vivie Dimmitt

Woody Larson

Board Member

Woody Larson

Dairyman and rancher from Okeechobee County, Florida, past president of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, and member of Florida Cattle Ranchers, LLC. Board member since 2021.


Emeritus Board

Barbara Stewart

Board Member 2010-2021

Board Treasurer 2019-2021

Barbara Stewart