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


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