Gail Morris the Coordinator of the Southwest Monarch Study, a Citizen Science research project, based in Arizona and a member of the Western Monarch Conservation Science Team. She is also a Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist and a board member of the Central Arizona Butterfly Association. Gail received her B.S. in Psychology from Michigan State University and her M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame. A life-long gardener, Gail became a Master Gardener in 1995 and completed the Desert Gardening Mastership Program in 2011. She has authored several monarch publications and dedicates her time training Citizen Scientists to participate in monarch research, education and conservation.
Eli Moreno has worked with community based non-profits for the last 20 years and is committed to the improvement of science education and the protection of the environment in the developing world. He has also been involved with several humanitarian relief efforts in the aftermath of natural disasters in third world countries.
Eli was born in Mexico in the state of Michoacan, home to the Monarch butterfly’s winter sanctuary. He is a relentless entrepreneur and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Premier Residential, a Washington State based company specializing in property investments, acquisitions & management.
Eli’s professional education include Universidad de Las Americas, The University of Pittsburgh and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a former Advisory Committee Member of the National Multi Housing Council based in Washington DC.