Boards and Advisory Councils


GPOCP Board of Directors

PresidentCheryl Knott, Ph.D. Executive Director, Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program; Director, Gunung Palung Orangutan Research Project; Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Boston University
SecretaryElizabeth Yaap, M.A. Co-Founder, Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program; Consultant, Rainforest Biodiversity, Bogor, Indonesia
TreasurerSonya Kahlenberg, Ph.D. Executive Director at Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education Center (GRACE)

Yayasan Palung Governing Board

Cheryl Knott, Ph.D. Executive Director, Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program; Director, Gunung Palung Orangutan Research Project; Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Boston University
Elizabeth Yaap, M.A. Co-Founder, Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program; Consultant, Rainforest Biodiversity, Bogor, Indonesia
Barita O. Manullang, Ph.D.
Darmawan Liswanto Fauna & Flora International (FFI)
Sri Suci Utami Atmoko, Ph.D. Indonesian Primatology Association (APAPI); Professor, Indonesia National University (UNAS)
Andrew Marshall, Ph.D. Indonesian Institute of Sciences; University of Michigan
Dedi Darnaedy, Ph.D. Indonesian Institute of Sciences
Jito Sugardjito, Ph.D. Indonesia National University
Dadan Kusnandar, Ph.D. Tanjungpura University (UNTAN)

Advisory Council

Diah Permata Hildi Kayong Utara National Handicrafts Association
Ade Mulia Ketapang Department of Forestry
Ismet Siswadi Ketapang Department of Education
Yudo Sudarto Ketapang Culture and Tourism Board
Yohanes Terang Laman Satong Community Leader