Our Staff

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Atencia, Rebeca
Executive Director, JGI-Congo
Sanctuary Manager, Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fourrier, Marc
Executive Director, JGI-DRC


Kimaro, Freddy
Acting Executive Director & Financial Controller, JGI-Tanzania

Mjungu, Deus
Director of Chimpanzee Research, Gombe Stream Research Center

Mtiti, Emmanuel
Director, Gombe Masito-Ugalla Ecosystem Program


Apell, Peter
Field Programs Manager

Kasoma, Panta
Executive Director

United States

Bermingham, Adrienne
Program Coordinator, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Cohen-Brown, Brittany
Manager, Marketing and Communications

Collins, Carol
Grant Manager, Africa Programs

Copan, Deborah
Senior Director, Operations and Finance

Cox, Debby
Technical Advisor, Africa Programs

Fanning, Chris
Vice President, Finance

Ferguson, Kendal
Data Analyst, Finance and Operations 

Gebremariam, Esayas
Staff Accountant

Gibson, Anna
Vice President, Development and Marketing

Humphrey, Mary
Chief Executive Officer, JGI-USA

Irwin, Carol
Chief of Staff and Director of Planned Giving

Kameka, Mark
Director of Accounting

Keller, Stephanie
Education Projects Manager, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Leighty, Heather
Administrative Assistant

Lewis, Mary
Vice President/Outreach, Assistant to Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE
Office of the Founder - Global

Macharia, Alice
Director for East Africa Programs

Marquez, Nury
Senior Director, Development

Martin, Kamilah
Associate Director, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Martinez, Hope
Youth Leadership Program Manager, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Morley, Matt
Program Analyst, Africa Programs

Name, Susana
Vice President of Founder Relations, Office of the Founder - Global

Palmer, Tammy
Vice President, Africa Programs

Paris, Mary
Photo Archivist, Communications

Petersen, Jacob
Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Founder - Global 

Pintea, Lilian
Vice President, Conservation Science

Rhodes, Emily
Education Manager, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Sweeney, Shawn
Senior Director, Community Engagement

Torres de Valdez, Alecia
Grant Writer

Viera-Orr, Erin
Associate Vice President, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Wallauer, Bill
Research Videographer and Wildlife Cameraman


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Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.