Melva H Olmos is the President of Conservación Panamá Inc a U.S./Panamanian registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. She has been working in the field of conservation since 1995. Melva specializes in feline conservation with a focus on Jaguars. Additionally, Melva is heavily invested in our community programs that include conservation projects combined with environmental education in remote areas of Panamá. She graduated from the University of Panamá with a Bachelors of Science/Biology and a Masters of Science/Wildlife Management and conservation from UNELLEZ Venezuela. Melva has over 20 years of experience working in remote areas of Panamá in the fields of mammalogy, ecology, conservation and education.
Ezekiel S. Jakub is the Executive Director and Director of Education at Conservación Panamá Inc. "Zeke" leads the ornithology & environmental education programs. A native of Massachusetts (USA) he graduated from Keene State College with a Bachelors in Geography/GIS and a Masters of Science in Resource Management and Conservation from Antioch University. Zeke also has over 30 credits in education and environmental education to complement our staff teachers who help write lesson plans and curriculum. Zeke has worked in the field of conservation and ornithology for over 20 years and for the last 10-years as a permanent resident of Panamá.