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The Academy of Natural Sciences is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and governed by a Board of Trustees. It is affiliated with Drexel University.

We are pleased to provide resources on the Academy's governance, as well as our most recent Annual Reports.

Philadelphia: An Environmental Heritage

Academy President Scott Cooper's speech from 2018's Spring Forward event.


Annual Reports



Board of Trustees

Current Board

David E. Griffith (Chair)
Peter A. Austen
John F. Bales, III
Jeffrey A. Beachell
M. Brian Blake, Ph.D.
Amy Branch
Erica Carpenter, PhD
Amy Coes
Abbie Dean (Vice Chair)
Robert J. Delany
John A. Fry
David Griffith
Latasha Harling
Ellen D. Harvey
Jun Huangpu, Ph.D., MBA
Page Leidy
Sandra L. McLean (Secretary)
Allen J. Model
Michael H. Reed, Esq. (Vice Chair)
Gerald B. Rorer
David Rusenko
Ivy Silver
Judith E. Soltz, Esq.
John J. Soroko
Robert Victor

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Board of Trustees - Emeriti

Cynthia P. Heckscher
Edward A Montgomery, Jr.
I. Wistar Morris III
Seymour S. Preston III
Minturn T. Wright, III