Our Crew

Dr. Mark Vandewalle

Chief Executive Officer and


Dr. Kathleen Alexander

Board President and Co-Founder 

Professor Wildlife Health

Fish and Wildlife Conservation,

Virginia Tech

Gohiwamang Gontse

Senior Animal Care Specialist

Tshepang Mike Motseothata

Community Outreach and Education Coordinator, Data Technician 

Dr. Claire Sanderson

Research Coordinator and

Research Associate

Fish and Wildlife Conservation,

Virginia Tech

Dr. Lena Patino Westermann 

EEID Program Manager

Ithuteng Lovemore

Research Technician 

Lloyd Chikosi

Laboratory Manager

Boineelo Motlotlegi

Administrative Officer

Grant Nel

Vice President of the Board

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