Prof. Leon Blaustein - Member of steering committee

Address: Kadas Green Roofs Ecology Center and Commmunity Ecology Laboratory, Institute of Evolution and Department of Evolutionary and Evnvironmental Biology, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel

Prof. Bella Galil - member of steering committee

Address: Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research, Tel- Shikmona, P.O.B. 8030, Haifa 31080

Professor Yael Lubin - member of steering committee

Address: Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University, Sede Boqer Campus, Midreshet Ben-Gurion 84990

Professor Alan Matthews - member of steering committee, Director of the Hebrew University National Natural History Collections

Address: Raymond F. Kravis Professor of Geology, The Fredy & Nadine Herrmann Institute of Earth Sciences, The Hebrew University, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, 91904

Prof. Yosef Steinberger - Member of steering committee

Address: Professor of Terrestrial Ecology – Soil Ecology, The Mina & Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel

Dr. Menachem Goren - Director of Israel Taxonomy Initiative.

Address: Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978

Dr. Daniella Bar-Yosef - coordinator, Israel Taxonomy Initiative

Address: Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978