Conley McMullen

General Assembly Member of CDF

Conley is a biology professor and herbarium director at James Madison University.  He teaches a variety of subjects, including several botany courses and a class on Galápagos biodiversity/conservation.  His research focuses on the eastern U.S. and the Galápagos (floristics, systematics, pollination biology, endangered species conservation).  His studies in the archipelago began in 1983, and he has made over 30 trips since then, resulting in over 25 scientific papers.  Included among the latter is his book Flowering Plants of the Galápagos.  He has served both the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society and the Virginia Academy of Science as President.  He is an Honorary Research Associate of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a member of the Science Advisory Board of Galápagos Conservancy, and an elected Fellow of The Linnean Society of London.  Since 2002, he has been a member of the CDF General Assembly.  He was elected a Governing Member in November 2009, and re-elected in 2011 and 2015.  Since 2017, he has been a member of the CDF Membership, Nominations, and Elections Committee.

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