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Committee Members


Revised February 12, 2024

Sue Seibert --- Director, Eastern Box Turtle Conservation Trust 
expertise in ArcView GIS mapping and field work
EBTCT Member since April 1999.
Utica, PA  16362

Cheryl Lechtanski --- MBA., MS
expertise in business and general biology
EBTCT Member since Dec 2000.
Middletown, NJ 07748


Jerry Stanley, MD., BS in animal science;

expertise in animal science and biology

owner BHNS property

EBTCT Member since February 17, 2002.

Franklin, PA 16323

Karen Kosheba – BS in biology/general science education 
expertise in wildlife rehab and head-starting box turtles. 
EBTCT Member since February 10, 2008.
Sharon, PA 16146


Pablo Delis, PhD, Herpetology
Professor; Biology Department
Shippensburg University
EBTCT Member since April 22, 2008.
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Diane McMahon, PhD, Sociology
Sociology Professor and Service Learning / Civic Engagement Coordinator

Allegany Community College of Maryland
EBTCT member since December 14, 2012.
Fairhope, PA 15538

Anders G.J. Rhodin, MD
Director, Chelonian Research Foundation
EBTCT Member since January 26, 2013. 
Arlington, VT 05250


Benjamin K. Atkinson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, Flagler College

EBTCT Member since December 10, 2013

Jacksonville, FL 32205

Jim Basinger
Box turtle researcher conducting a long range study on Eastern Box Turtles in VA
EBTCT Member since December 16, 2013.
Vesuvius, VA 24464 

Ryan McGarrity, BS, Wildlife Sciences

Ecologist, expertise in restoration ecology and wildlife management

EBTCT member since September 2016

Pittsburgh, PA

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