Board of Directors

Our board is responsible for Foundation governance. Standby for some upcoming changes to our board composition as our organization continues to grow. 

Steve Burns

Steve is one of the world’s leading voices to encourage zoos to support the conservation of wild nature. He is President and CEO of Utah’s Hogle Zoo......

Board Chair

Dr Lorraine Scotson

Lorraine is a wildlife researcher and conservationist specializing in Southeast Asia, where for more than a decade she has worked on wildlife monitoring, research and conservation.

CEO Ex officio

Bill Robichaud

Bill has been working on wildlife conservation in the range countries of the Saola for more than 25 years, a good part of that while living in Lao PDR.  In 2006 he co-founded the IUCN Saola Working Group.....

President Ex officio

Andy Holman

Andy is a Certified Public Accountant in Milwaukee, WI, USA.  He is a Principal in Ritz Holman CPAs, where for more than 30 years he has specialized in guiding the financial health of non-profit organizations.


David Hulse

Board Member

David brings deep experience in Asian conservation and private philanthropy. He helped open the first WWF office in Hanoi in 1992 (the year Saola was discovered), and served as WWF’s Vietnam Country Rep until 1999...

Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council assists in many areas of development, including organisational networking, strategic partnership, government liaisons and fundraising. Standby for addition of new advisers as the foundation continues to grow

Dr George Archibald

Co-Founder & Senior Conservationist,

International Crane Foundation 

Nguyen Duc Tu

Biodiversity Coordinator, IUCN/ CEPF National Coordinator, Vietnam

Troy Hansel

Conservation Planning and Monitoring Consultant,

Lao PDR 

Vilat Keomoungkhoun

Technology start-up specialist & co-founder of the Saola Foundation 

Steve Shurter

Executive Director,

White Oak Conservation


Michele Thompson

Professor of Southeast Asian History, Southern Connecticut State University

Technical Team

Our Technical team will lead the development and implementation of an intensive search program for wild Saola in Lao PDR.

Rob Timmins

Technical Director



Lao Programs Director


We recruit skilled volunteers to fulfill critical roles in our development. Visit the Get Involved section to learn of any current opportunities. 

Ann-Marie Holmes

International Wildlife Law Enforcement Specialist 

Saola Foundation 

Newsletter Editor

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