6th International Human-Bear Conflicts
Workshop Organizing Committee

Co-Chair: Carl Lackey, Nevada Dept. of Wildlife

 Co-Chair: Heather Ashthorn, WildWise Yukon

Co-Chair: Jeremy Hurst, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Program Chair: Rich Beausoleil, Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Business & Event Director: Lisa Philippen, Appalachian Bear Rescue

Stewart Breck, USDA National Wildlife Research Center

Dana Dodd, Appalachian Bear Rescue

Sara Holm, California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

Vanessa Isnardy, WildSafeBC

David Kocka, Virginia Dept. of Wildlife Resources

Ramona Maraj, Parks Canada

Linda Masterson, Living with Bears Handbook

Brian Wakeling, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Geoff York, Polar Bears International

Sponsorships, registrations and funding handled by Appalachian Bear Rescue, EIN 58-1919032