To disseminate information about the threats to salamanders and their habitats
To increase awareness about salamander diversity, biology, and conservation.
To raise money for salamander conservation, education, and research.
To fund salamander conservation, education and/or research initiatives through an annual grant.
President: Lauren Augustine
Vice President: Matt Neff
Secretary: Megan Baumer
Treasurer: Katharine Mantzouris
Event Specialist: Ashton Shaffer
Marketing and Outreach Associate: Genevieve Warner
Grant committee chairs:
Cow Knob Salamander (Plethodon punctatus) by Matt Neff
Northern Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata) by Matt Neff
Adam Smith grew up in Divonne-les-Bains, France. He has a BS in Environmental Geography from the University of York, UK, and an MS in Conservation at University College London (UCL). Having previously worked in field research and environmental policy, Adam now works as a Development Coordinator at Conservation International where he manages a portfolio of donors, carries out prospect research, and supports donor stewardship and outreach. Adam’s passion for conservation and herpetology arose from hiking in the mountains of France and Switzerland and observing the Alpine Newts and frogs than frequented his pond.