OUR Support Team

The Orang Utan Republik Foundation could not operate without the support of a committed team of volunteers dedicated to the foundation's mission.

OURF Officers (2021)

  • President & Co-Founder: Gary Shapiro, PhD
  • Vice President: Leif Cocks
  • Secretary: Susan Callery
  • Treasurer: Cheryl Parrish

OURF Governing Board Members (2021)

  • Robert Kounang, MD
  • Eric Raymond
  • Max Tramboo
  • Elizabeth Varnhagen

OURF Advisory Board Members (2021)

  • Gregory Tague
  • Hyla Douglas
  • Parvene Michaels
  • John Stimson

OURF Board Emeritus

  • Co-Founder: Inggriani Shapiro
  • Caroline Gabel
  • Michael Arlen
  • Wade Bourne
  • Jean Chaffee
  • Ed Begley, Jr.
  • Shawn Thompson

Advisory Committee Chairs

  • Content Creation & Social Media: Valentina Scaife
  • Development: Nicky Massara
  • Education: Becky Keller
  • Events: Gary Shapiro
  • Financial: Cheryl Parrish
  • Fundraising: Susan Callery
  • Grants: Open
  • IT/Webmaster: John Page
  • Legal: John Stimson
  • Marketing: Carrie Mass
  • Membership: Hyla Douglas
  • Programs: Gary Shapiro
  • Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO): Susan Callery
  • Science and Research: Gary Shapiro
  • Volunteers: Eddy Karyadi

Volunteer Support

  • Education:
    • Rebecca Keller
  • Fundraising:
    • Harvey Jordan
    • Wendy Wiseman
    • Henrica Tramboo
  • IT:
    • Justin Lee
    • Edelyn Masur
  •  Outreach:
    • David Blake
    • Jill Sexton
    • Kim Riley
    • Doug Fretty
    • Wendy Hoole-Cundiff
    • Allison Saldana
    • Lisa Siegel
  • Social Media:
    • David Blake
    • Nicky Massara
    • Valentina Scaife
    • Ivana Kurniawati
  • Web Content:
    • Kate Dougherty
    • David Blake
    • Chris Wiggs
    • Sarah Collins
  • Field Volunteers:
    • Jeannette Aldridge
    • Dan Benveniste
    • Liz Varnhagen
    • Jill Sexton
    • Marisa Strange
    • Kim Riley
    • Cheryl Parrish
  • Indonesia Regional Ambassador
    • Ivana Kurniawati

Honorary Advisors

  • Soedomo Mergonoto-Founding Patron
  • Mr & Mrs. Handriyo Kusumo Priyo
  • Maya Rumantir Hutasoit