Welcome to the Ethnobiology Society

: Our group is dedicated to exploring the relationship between humans and the biological world around us.

Leo Louis
Botanist (fungi)


Ashley McGuigan

Lindsey Harris 

Michael Thomas

Mark Merlin

If you are interested in becoming an Officer or Board Member, contact us at ethnobio@hawaii.edu

Officers include: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Archivist, Cultural Consultant, Social Media Manager, and Advisor/Mentor.

Presides at all meetings of the organization, to enforce the constitution and rules of the organization, to decide questions of order, to appoint committee chairs with approval of the Executive Board, to call special meetings, recruit members, and take part in correspondence and public relations. The president is partly responsible for developing budgetary plans.

Presides at all meetings in the absence of the President, to assist the President in his/her duties, and manage public relations and correspondence. The vice-president is partly responsible for developing budgetary plans.

Records minutes of meetings, to maintain the membership roster, to take roll, and to take part in correspondence and public relations.

Collects dues, to maintain financial records, to make expenditures, and to regularly report to the organization. Every month, the treasurer gives an overall update of money in and out and the current balance. Any details of transactions will be provided by the treasurer upon request. The treasurer is partly responsible for developing budgetary plans.

Records and post images of meetings and events, update the website and Facebook page with descriptions of past events, including highlights, and other information that the Archivist or President deems important.

Social Media Manager
Serve as a hub for the digital media communicati ons conducted through a variety of tools social media tools such as Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumbler, and YouTube. Duties will combine press communications skills with more technical tasks such as helping improve website content.

Cultural Consultant
Ensures the cultural sensitivity of club members, develop protocol for cultural events and community outreach, ensure proper recognition and compensation to cultural practitioners and community members for their contributions, including those of time and energy, to the enrichment of the Ethnobiology Society.

University of Hawai`i at Mānoa, 3190 Maile Way, Rm 101,
Honolulu, HI 96822, ethnobio@hawaii.edu

The Ethnobiology Society is a Registered Independent Organization at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
 a non-profit registered in the state of Hawai`i.

With generous funding provided by

the English Department, Botany Dept., East-West Center, and the Center for Pacific Island Studies

Last Updated: March 7, 2017