Elizabeth A. Johnson is manager of the Metropolitan Biodiversity Program of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History.Michael W. Klemens is a senior conservationist at the Wildlife Conservation Society and director of its Metropolitan Conservation Alliance.
Jane O'Donnell grew up on a small dairy farm in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. She enjoyed caring for and working with all of the animals on the farm. She and her brother had many responsibilities at a young age.Jane chose to become a teacher and graduated from Newark State College in Union, NJ. She enjoyed each of the 33 years working with children.After retiring, she and her husband, Ron, enjoy relaxing in Lebanon Township, New Jersey.