Subcommittee Hearing: WOW Legislative Hearing

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Hon. Jared Huffman

On Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (WOW) will hold a legislative hearing on the following bill:

  • H.R. 2245 (Rep. Raúl Grijalva), “Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act” or “CECIL Act

 The current committee schedule can also be found by visiting the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee Repository at

Panel I: Congressional Panel 

Representative Raúl Grijalva 

Natural Resources Committee Chair 

Arizona, 3rd District 

Panel II: Trophy Hunting Panel 

Ms. Iris Ho  (testimony)

Wildlife Program Manager 

Humane Society International 

Washington, DC 

Dr. Craig Packer (testimony)

Professor, Director 

Lion Research Center 

University of Minnesota 

Ms. Elly Pepper (testimony)

Deputy Director, Wildlife Trade 

Natural Resources Defense Council 

Washington, DC 

Dr. Muchazondida Mkono (testimony)

Research Fellow 

University of Queensland 

Queensland, Australia 

Ms. Catherine E. Semcer (testimony)

Research Fellow 

Property and Environment Research Center 

Bozeman, MT 

Dr. Patience Gandiwa (testimony)

Executive Technical Advisor 

Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority