Invertebraculturist and Lead Educator Amanda is passionate about all animals, but has always gravitated towards the 'less-loved' varieties. Her first exposure to AF was the Master Herpetologist program, which quickly progressed into volunteering, teaching Critter Camp, before now her current positions.
Collections Assistant Anthony is a Co-Founder of the Amphibian Foundation, and a lifelong animal and wildlife enthusiast. In National Geographic magazine, Anthony (when he was 4) named the last known Rabbs' Fringe-limbed Tree Frog 'Toughie'.
Communications Lead Lacey specializes in writing, editing, and communications strategy. She's covered topics like ocean research, wildlife conservation, and public health, and loves sharing AF's great work with others.
Consulting Biologist John is an exceptional biologist who has studied Flatwoods Salamanders for many years. He leads the Frosted Flatwoods Salamander sampling studies in South Carolina and assists in the field studies throughout their range.
Susie Masecar DVM
Veterinary Advisor Dr. Masecar is a veterinary advisor for AF and has a diverse background in undomesticated species. She loves using veterinary medicine to advance wildlife conservation and has always been particularly fond of amphibians.
Facilities Manager Jeffrey is a professional handyman with a passion for herps and conservation. He joined the AF family as a student, later becoming a volunteer. As Facilities Manager, he constructed the new Amphibian Lab and regularly makes improvements to our existing labs
Vahab has always been fascinated by reptiles + amphibians and is passionate about sharing that fascination through education and outreach. He hopes to help Greater Atlanta residents co-exist with Copperheads and recognize their ecological value.