BWEC’s committees consist of leading experts in their fields, and they are voluntary.

Bat Conservation International

Responsible for managing all BWEC activities, such as facilitating research to advance the mission, coordinating BWEC committee actions and recommendations, and disseminating BWEC-sponsored research.

For detailed description on the roles and duties of each committee, please download the BWEC charter.

Oversight Committee

Responsible for oversight and direction of the BWEC.

Jocelyn Brown-Saracino – U.S. Department of Energy
Rachael London – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Mona Khalil – U.S. Geological Survey
Robert Thresher – National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Mylea Bayless – Bat Conservation International
Michael Speerschneider – American Wind Energy Association
Mark Humpert – Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

Scientific Advisory Committee

Responsible for providing technical and scientific guidance to the Program Coordinator and Oversight Committee, such as serving as the peer-review panel for all BWEC-sponsored research.

Manuela Huso – U.S. Geological Survey
Rodrigo Medellin – Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM
Cris Hein – National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Paul Cryan – U.S. Geological Survey
Robert Barclay – University of Calgary
Laura Nagy – Avangrid Renewables
Taber Allison – American Wind Wildlife Institute
Amanda Hale – Texas Christian University

Technical Advisory Committee

Responsible for providing insight regarding feasibility and implementation of BWEC objectives.

John Anderson – Edison Electric Institute
Tim Sullivan – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Dennis Krusac – U.S. Forest Service
Christi Calabrese – EDP Renewables
Janine Crane – Nextera Energy Resources
Joy Page – Defenders of Wildlife
Sean Marsan – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service