Board of Directors
Nsefu Wildlife Conservation Foundation board of directors are volunteers that give of their time to promote the preservation of wildlife in Africa.
Coe Lewis / Co-founder
A lifelong defender of animals and animal rights. Raised around the world and in Ethiopia, in both Addis Ababa and on the Awash game reserve...working for the welfare of animals has always been and will always be her greatest passion, excluding her family. But it's darn pretty close!
victoria wallace / Co-founder
Born in a small town in Oregon, USA and holds a BSN in nursing. She spends half of the year in California and half in Zambia. Travel and animals are her two big loves (besides her husband David and son Max Demian). Zikomo Safari is the completion of a dream and Nsefu Wildlife is her way of giving back to Africa for letting her achieve her dream.
Having a lifetime interest in the outdoors and wildlife, flora and fauna. Living in Hawaii since 1975, he has been active in sports, hiking, gardening and community service throughout his time in the islands. He works as a counselor, helping people with disabilities.
connie edwards mcgaughy
Connie Edwards McGaughy is a Southern California artist and designer with a passion for nature. A dedicated advocate for animals, she has served as the San Diego Coordinator for the The Fund for Animals and has been actively involved in the rescue of domestic, exotic, and wild animals including feral goats, leopards, lions, and tigers.
dr. thomas snitch
Dr. Snitch is a University Professor of Science at Bowling Green State University. He has been tasked to develop a UAV component for the University's aviation programs
and works with computer science and mathematics faculty to develop advanced algorithms for use in conservation programs.
From living in Kenya as a teenager for 5 years to volunteer work as an attorney, he has had a keen appreciation for wildlife issues and been passionately involved in wildlife conservation efforts for decades, carrying on work established by his well-recognized parents, Molly & Art.
RICHARD (RICH) ROBINSON
A five time traveler to Africa, both as a tourist and assistant to Kanyezi Safaris. He has delivered medical supplies to help A.I.D.s victims, and has supported African Animal protection programs and initiatives for years. Drawn to NSEFU by a shared concern for elephants and rhinos in Africa and a commitment to stopping
poaching, he is working to secure long-term funding to support anti-poaching efforts in Zambia. Rich has a Master's Degree in Public Administration, and retired as the Director of Public Safety for San Diego County in 2003. He then worked for District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis as her Chief of Staff, and later with Homeland Security as a consultant on issues relating to interdepartmental and inter-jurisdictional communication and cooperation. He now owns and operates a small business, the proceeds from which are donated to charities that help children, veterans and African animals. He lives in Crest with his wife Mary and two loyal Springer Spaniels.
Rachel Reenstra is a celebrity wildlife conservationist and the host of the Emmy-nominated animal program The Wildlife Docs, airing weekend mornings on ABC Television. Before joining the show, which is filmed on location at Busch Gardens-Tampa, Reenstra hosted "Ms. Adventure", a travel show on Animal Planet. Her work has taken her to remote places around the world and her graduate degree in psychology has provided her with insight and intuition into non-human animal behavior.