Secretary: Miriam Maas DVM PhD, works as a scientist at the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in Bilthoven. After completing her PhD on tuberculosis in African lions, she continued working on infectious diseases at the RIVM, where she mainly works on zoonoses from wildlife, such as Echinococcus multilocularis in red foxes, and several rodent-borne diseases.
Treasurer: Peter W. van Tulden, works at the Central Veterinary Institute (CVI) of Wageningen UR in Lelystad. His work concerns wildlife forensics and coordinating wildlife research within the CVI.
Board member: Ir. Margriet G.E. Montizaan, works at the Dutch Wildlife Health Centre (DWHC) in Utrecht. Her role is to propagate the knowledge and expertise that are present at DWHC. Her activities include adapting the DWHC website and writing/facilitating the publication of articles in journals.
Board member: Judith M.A. van den Brand DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVP, is a veterinary pathologist at the Viroscience department of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam. She completed her PhD in 2013 on the pathology and pathogenesis of influenza virus and SARS coronavirus infections in animal models. Her topics of interest include zoonotic viral infections (such as influenza A virus, coronavirus and lyssavirus) and other diseases of wildlife and exotic animals.
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Centre for Infectious Disease Control (CIb)
Centre for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology (Z&O)
Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, P.O. Box 1
3720 BA Bilthoven