Today at the White House, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the members of the Advisory Council to the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking.
As directed by the Executive Order on Combating Wildlife Trafficking that the President signed on July 1, the Advisory Council is comprised of knowledgeable private-sector leaders, representatives of nonprofit organizations, and former government officials, who will advise and assist the Presidential Task Force, including as it works to develop a National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking.
The members of the Advisory Council named today are:
The United States remains strongly committed to combating wildlife trafficking, to assisting foreign nations in building capacity to combat wildlife trafficking, and to assisting in combating transnational organized crime. Learn more about our efforts here.
Read the President’s Executive Order on Combating Wildlife Trafficking here.