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Janeen received her B.A. degree in Diversified
Education from University of La Verne, then signed on with the U.S.
Peace Corps and served in Namibia as a primary school teacher trainer
for three years. There, she lived in a remote village in the far
north with a local family and learned their language, customs and
culture. Upon ending her service in Namibia, Janeen joined the Crisis
Corps in Zambia and worked as an HIV/AIDS educator for one year.
The African Conservancy provides Janeen with theopportunity to share
her knowledge of the area and its people, as well as help conserve
the wildlife she has become passionate about during her time abroad.
Janeen will soon begin work on her Masters of Education degree in
||Sallie Lynn Davis
Sallie is a naturalist whose deep appreciation
and lifelong personal experience with animals has led her into a
successful career in nature and wildlife painting. She began her
career in 1987 with pen and ink detailed renderings of wildlife,
and has since studied with world-renowned wildlife artists. She
currently works in pastels, watercolors, acrylics, and oils, creating
paintings and life-size muralsfor private collections worldwide.
With her subjects often being endangered species, Sallie presents
an artist's worldview of wildlife. She hopes that the viewing public,
as nature's custodians, will share her concern and passion for preserving
these animals in the wild. Sallie resides in Oceanside, California.
Born in the UK, Bill has been a resident of
Zambia since 1997. Hehas developed strong attachments to the birdsand
wildlife he has grown accustomed to in the diverse environment.
An accountant by trade, Bill is a partner in the firm of Sothylingam,
Saunders & Co., which represents South Africa's PKF in Zambia. Amongst
his many qualifications and associations, Bill is a Fellow of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a Fellow
of the Zambian Institute of Chartered Accountants, specializing
in tourism consultancy and international tax planning for entrepreneurs
in South/Central Africa. Bill is a Director of the African Conservancy,
Pamela received a Bachelors degree in Chemistry
from the University of Miami and a Masters Degree in Environmental
and Urban Systems from Florida International University. She has
been involved in Environmental Education since the 1980's as an
adjunct instructor at Miami Dade Community College, Florida International
University and as an instructor in the Miami Dade Public School
System. As a consultant for the College Board in Advanced Placement,
Environmental Science, she has had the opportunity to work with
other educators and expand their knowledge of both local and global
environmental issues. Pam's involvement with the African Conservancy
allows her to explore these global issues further to the benefit
of projects for which she has a deep resonance. Pam resides in Miami,
After receiving a B.A. degree in Art History
from the University of California in San Diego, Teri went on to
complete an M.A. in Pacific, African and Pre-Columbian History of
Art at Indiana University. She has since completed her PhD in the
same subjects. Amongst other subjects, Teri is a lecturer of Sub-Saharan
Art at the University of California and San Diego State University.
Teri offers her expertise to the African Conservancy as an advisor
in all art-related issues. Teri lives in Vista, California, with
her husband and two children.
Heather has had a passion for Africa ever since
she spent three months in Kenya for a National Outdoor Leadership
School semester. She fell in love with the land, people, and wildlife
of Africa as she traveled throughout the country. She returned to
Tanzania two years later with her family to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro.
She is thrilled to be a part of the African Conservancy and to help
preserve the land she fell in love with. Heather earned her B.A
in Anthropology from Skidmore College, with a focus on Africa, and
now works in public relations for a large financial services company.
Heather lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Debra was educated at Florida International
University, where she received a Masters Degree in Biological Science
and a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science. The African Conservancy
provides her the opportunity to inspire global environmental awareness
with an emphasis on protection of indigenous species and their unique
habitats. She resides in Miami, Florida with her husband Rick and
teenage son, Joshua.
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