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The Galapagos Science Center is overseen by a governing board of successful scientists with years of experience working on research projects in Galapagos.

The GSC Advisory Board is composed of appointed representatives from both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). The Board meets annually to strategically advise the Co-Directors of the Galapagos Science Center, Steve Walsh (UNC) and Carlos Mena (USFQ) in their leadership of the institution and facilities

UNC members include: Advisory Position USFQ members include:              
Adrian Marchetti Carlos Mena ex-officio
Amanda Thompson ex-officio Carlos Valle
Corbin Jones Cesar Zambrano
Diego Riveros-Iregui Gunter Reck
Don Hobart Jaime Ocampo
Jill Stewart Chair Maria de Lourdes Torres
Gina Chowa Sofia Tacle USFQ – secretary
Philip Page UNC – secretary Stella de la Torre Vice Chair
Stephen J. Walsh Former CGS Director


GSC Advisory Board meeting in June 2019 at the GSC (Galapagos)