As membership in CHELONIA 2002 is by invitation only, anyone interested in becoming a member should first contact his/her respective regional CHELONIA 2002 representative listed below.
Candidate status usually will be denied to persons, whose only interest is making money with turtles or who are involved with certain turtle keepers, who have shown hostility towards CHELONIA 2002 (or its predecessor organizations SFOE and EFTBA) or who do regular business with renowned Czech turtle smugglers.
Austria Gerhard Widmann
Benelux Ferry Grünewald
China, Hongkong John Lau
Germany (North), Scandinavia Jan Michels
Germany (South), Switzerland Oliver Römpp
Hungary, Slovakia Balázs Farkas
Spain, Portugal Txema Lopez
United Kingdom, Ireland Jo Jeynes
United States, Canada Paul Vanderschouw