About

Board of Directors

Mark Aronowitz
Board Co-Chair

Mark received his undergraduate degree in English with a minor in History from Miami University and a law degree from Lewis & Clark Law. He is currently an associate lawyer for the Spence Law Firm. In 2008, Mark was selected to serve as the Executive Director of Lawyers and Advocates for Wyoming, a public-interest, not-for-profit law firm. Mark has been on the Board of Directors since 2010 and currently serves as the Grand Teton Association Co-Chair.

Amy Brennan McCarthy
Board Co-Chair

Amy graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a dual major in economics and environmental studies, and earned a Master's degree in Forest Resources and Natural Resource Policy from Utah State University. Amy has served as communications and development director for The Murie Center, explored the world of documentary filmmaking as the associate producer of the Equipoise Fund’s film Don’t Fence Me In, headed operations for an independent investment advisory firm and endured a season in Antarctica as a recycling specialist. Amy now feels as if she has truly landed in her current role as Teton Raptor Center’s first Executive Director.

Franz Camenzind
Board Secretary & Treasurer

Franz holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, an M.S. in Zoology from Brigham Young University, and a PhD in Zoology from the University of Wyoming. His doctoral research involved years of field research on the ecology and behavior of free-ranging coyotes in Jackson Hole Wyoming. Dr. Camenzind is also a well-respected wildlife cinematographer and has produced films for ABC Turner Broadcasting and National Geographic and PBS-Nature. Franz also spent 13 years the Executive Director of the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, having previously served on that board for 13 years. He was a founding board member of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and now serves on the board of Wilderness Watch and is a member of the National Parks and Conservation Association Northern Rockies Regional Council.

Ed Krajsky
Board Member

Ed has an academic background in wildlife biology but has built a professional career in the resort and hotel industry. This includes six years managing the Old Faithful Lodge in Yellowstone and nine years managing Flagg Ranch in Grand Teton National Park. Ed is currently the General Manager of The Lexington Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming. He has served on numerous nonprofit boards including Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club and Foundation, Teton County Recycling Board, and Visitors Counsel.

Annie Band
Board Member

Annie is an accomplished artist and scientist. She completed her M.S. in Wildlife Biology at the University of Montana and subsequently became fascinated with bats, researching bat populations and ecology for 18 years. In her research role, she has mentored over 100 middle and high school students through a bat education and conservation program. Annie served on the board of Bat Conservational International for 9 years, and was elected to the Teton County Board of Education in 2016. Annie is also a successful jeweler. Her academic background influences all her designs, and 10 percent of every sale is donated to environmental and other causes.

Amy Williams
Board Member

Amy spent 26 years in a variety of financial and management consulting positions with Fortune 500 companies. She led new market entry strategies, new product development, organizational redesign, and several merger integration projects as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. She served as Senior Vice President – Strategic Planning and Senior Vice President – Human Resources for USF&G Insurance Company, as well as head of Corporate Planning & Strategy for Allstate Insurance Company. Most recently, she served on the Board of Teton Science Schools (TSS), chairing the Strategic Planning and Finance Committees. She was appointed Interim Executive Director of TSS from December 2014 to October 2015 during which she implemented a strategic realignment, financial restructuring, and the acquisition of The Murie Center.

Mary Gibson Scott
Board Member

Mary served as superintendent of Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway from May of 2004 through early 2014. During her tenure, the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor center and auditorium were built, the 1,100 acre Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve was restored and transferred to the NPS, park headquarters was expanded and renovated, the Vernon Indian Arts collection underwent restoration, and 15 miles of pathways were constructed. During her 34 year National Park Service career, Mary served in management positions as Acting NPS Intermountain Regional Director in Denver; in Santa Fe and Carlsbad Caverns (NM); Golden Gate, Santa Monica Mountains and Channel Islands (CA); Gateway (NY); and Blue Ridge Parkway (VA). In addition to NPS experience, Mary also served with the DOJ U.S. Attorney's Southern District of California office, Army Corps of Engineers, and performed environmental consulting in a private firm. In addition to GTA, Mary serves on the Student Conservation Association Board of Directors and Jackson Hole Airport Board.

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