Our Board serves as the governing committee for both Audubon Washington and the Seward Park Audubon Center. Club membership quickly grew to 114 the first year. Open to all users. Amanda Virbitsky: Virb (Amanda Virbitsky)is originally from Pennsylvania and first started birding while on a 2013 trip to New Zealand with her wife, where lots of the birds were both easy to identify and unfazed by humans. Following her undergraduate degree,shespent several years in the non-profit sector as an exotic animal keeper/trainer and diver. 1979-1984, Accession No. Processing Info:
rked at Boeing for over 15 years as a stress engineer, flight controls test director and currently as a Project Manager. He resumed summer work with the Forest Service as a fire prevention technician while in graduate school studying political science at Western Washington University. Skis, plays soccer (youth coach 20 years). Forest Planning, Conservation Committee: Fly [Timber Sale] 1171-010: Seattle Audubon Society records, 1977-1989, Accession No. Susan also serves on the finance committee for The Street Trust (Portland). Additionally, she is the staff liaison for the "Mountain Queers" LGBTQIA+ affinity group, serves on the Climbing Stewardship and Access Committee, and assists with sustainability and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. Acquisition Info: Gift of the Audubon Society via Sara Johnson, May 7, 1993. Northwest Environmental Studies files National Audubon Society Watershed plans, stormwater regulations, lake restoration, flood management plans, salmon habitat planning and restoration. Catherine moved to Seattle in 1996 due to the abundance of nature in the city and surrounding areas, and sees serving on the Seattle Audubon board as a way to help sustain thenaturalareas and creatures that she loves. Gift of Seattle Audubon Society, May 2, 1989. conservation, RARE II. He is also an Associate Wildlife Biologist.
Watershed, Conservation Committee: SEIS [Supplemental Environmental Her wildlife work has taken her all over the Pacific Northwest, Canada, and to England and Australia. Incorporating native plants into your yard or balcony garden provides important habitat for birds and promotes biodiversity. As a member of PAS he has worked to purchase and place an Osprey platform on Archbishop Murphys playfield, and helped with bird seed sales. Created and co-chaired the American Public Works Association Stormwater Managers Committee in Washington State (20 years). Doug Santoni, Chair A: Jim Merrill; Cut B: Charlie Knox; Cut C: Harvey Manning, VHS tape: Jim Pissot/Ron Arnold LightHawk (60 min- Wise The committees meet monthly or quarterly and are made up of both board and non-board members. Edmonds Wildlife Habitat & Native Plant Demonstration Garden, Avian Habitat Use Monitoring at Edmonds Marsh. Served on the Board of Directors for People for Puget Sound for six years. Audubon Society, Vancouver, Washington Audubon Read More , CategoriesNature/Urban ResourcesTagsSeattle Audubon Society, tree inventory, tree mapping, Posted onMarch 10, 2013AuthorJohnsonLeave a comment, Seattle Audubon is seeking volunteers for their FUN (Finding Urban Nature) environmental education program to 3rd and 4th graders. Correspondence, reports, lists, maps, clippings, ephemera, subject Read More , CategoriesBusinesses, GardeningTagsSeattle Audubon Society, shop local, Posted onApril 11, 2014AuthorvalarieLeave a comment, Free program on Thursday evening, April 17, about the birds of the Union Bay Natural Area. Seattle Audubon Seeking Volunteer Educators! Program Manager, Mixed Reality Modern Workplace at Microsoft, Rob Faucett He taught political science and various history courses at Whatcom Community College (1973-1975). Writes and records music in home studio. She is excited about conservation, and thinks that birds are a great way to get more people outside and to connect them to the natural world. Correspondence, minutes, financial records, newsletter, writings, She is the elected chair of Seattle Audubons NextGen Advisory Council.
We are grateful for their expertise and focus ranging from policy/legal, marketing, management, planning, communications, and community engagement to ensuring financial stability of the organization. Education: B.S. Growth Forests: A Balanced Perspective", Conservation Committee: Spotted Owl Listing, Conservation Committee: Congresss/National Audubon - Scope and Content: Acquisition Info: She holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a PhD in biological sciences from Carnegie Mellon University. Jamieis also a member of American Mensa, Mensa International and an active member of Pepperdines Alumni Network. She believes strongly in equity and access to resources for all members of society, irrespective of race, ethnicity, or economic ability to pay. SAS was responsible for partial restoration of the once beautiful prairie to its natural state. topics are Cougar Lakes, shorelines management, aquatic lands, energy JamieParrott Adkins has always been devoted to working with wildlife and had the intention of becoming an Entomologist from an early age. Doug stays active with biking, hiking, skiing, birding, and playing his guitar. reports, bird censuses, legislation, subject files, scrapbooks, There is a set of collective governance responsibilities of the Board of Directors set forth by the Washington State Office of the Secretary of State. Catherine Maxson:Catherine joined the Seattle Audubonboard in January 2020. 1171-010, Seattle Audubon Society records, Laurel first joined Pilchuck Audubon Society in the late 1980s and volunteered on the Conservation Committee. General files, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Received APWA award for technical excellence. Seattle Audubon Statement on Politico Article Featuring National Audubon Society, Nature of Your Neighborhood Workshop Series, Washington Native Trees along Seattle's Streets, Puget Sound Seabird Survey Report 2014-2015. Andrew is an avid birder and regularly attends Seattle Audubon neighborhood walks, classes, and the CBC. After 10 years, Jamie is now the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of MedResults, overseeing more than 40 vendor partnerships and 3,200 aesthetic medical member practices nationwide. walks, an annual bird census, a Junior Audubon Club, and various efforts to https://wayback.archive-it.org/4224/*/http://www.seattleaudubon.org/sas/.
Learn what you can do to help birds in your neighborhood. Mrs. Charles Crickmore 1171-008: Seattle Audubon Society records, 1974-1987, Accession No. At that time this work focused on stopping clearcutting of old growth forests in the National Forest. Andrew Schepers, Vice President:Andrew has been building growth strategies using marketing technology for over fifteen years. 1171-011: Seattle Audubon Society records, 1973-1990, Accession No. Gift of the Seattle Audubon Society via Hazel Wolf between 1968 He has a BS in Zoology, and a Masters-in-Teaching Art. ephemera, North Central Washington 1998, Conservation Committee: Alert - December
1171-013: Seattle Audubon Society records, 1976-2008, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, https://wayback.archive-it.org/4224/*/http://www.seattleaudubon.org/sas/, Accession No. Her passion for waterfowl and their habitats led her to found the Northwest Swan Conservation Association of which she is the Executive Director. space planning, Board Packets and Executive Committee Jeffs degree in Zoology from UC Berkeley sparked a lifelong passion for birding. After earning his B.S. Restrictions on Access: Management] Regulations, Conservation Committee: SOHA [Spotted Owl Habitat Seattle Audubons Governance Committee, chaired by the Board Vice President, is charged with the recruitment and nomination of new members to the Board of Directors. Helped draft the stormwater sections of the original Puget Sound Plan. As an immigrant mother, she represents the view point of immigrant families in Seattle, who may not always know of or know how to access the awesome opportunities to explore natural spaces through Audubon. 1171-009: Seattle Audubon Society records, circa 1979-1984, Accession No. A Kansas City native, Brian has slowly worked his way west. Project), Toxics Committee: SAS Correspondence on Hazardous Seattle Audubon is nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. He belongs to many organizations including The Humane Society, Ducks Unlimited, Trumpeter Swan Society, and is involved with the Department of Fish and Wildlife. This link allows you to participate in this opportunity with a team. Seattle Audubon recognizes that the future strength of our organization rests firmly on our commitment to engage, value, and respect diverse communities. preserve bird habitats in the Seattle area.
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She has worked at Boeing for over 15 years as a stress engineer, flight controls test director and currently as a Project Manager. Chief Marketing Officer at Center ID, Robert Kaye Owner of Link Ventures, LLC, Sustainable Energy Engineer, Heather Singh Bulk of the accession is correspondence. Partially processed. After a 40-year career with the US Forest Service, he became active in the Pilchuck Audubon Society (PAS) and was elected to the PAS board as a Member-at-large in 2011. Correspondence, minutes, proposals, lists, and similar materials 1973-1990, Accession No. 1171-001: Seattle Audubon Society Records, 1909-1979 (bulk 1955-1979), Accession No. It was one of the earliest local organizations devoted to the protection She is also interested in gardening and native plants, and has a passion for folk music and contra dancing. Jennifer Steele:Jen is a master birder and long-time supporter of and volunteer for Seattle Audubon. He is currently the Senior Manager of Marketing Operations at Starbucks, where he leads a team responsible for digital content publishing and technical strategy across the US, Canada, and the UK.
Our Board of Directors ensures that this mission is fulfilled by providing strategic direction and resources to support our community programs, science, and advocacy. Taught geology at Edmonds Community College for four years. She has a degree in Wildlife Science from Oregon State University with a minor in Oceanography/Fisheries. After 15 years of commuting between Seattle and Portland for work, Susan has settled permanently in Kirkland with husband and pets. Seattle Audubon, Conservation Committee: Birds at the Burke, Conservation Committee: Alert - October 1996, Conservation Committee: Alert - April 1997, Conservation Committee: Action Alert August 1955-1977, and concentrate during the years when Hazel Wolf was Secretary, scrapbook (20 boxes and 1 oversize In addition to her work as a small animal veterinarian and with PAS, Kathy enjoys hiking, backpacking, cross-country skiing, and gathering mushrooms, berries, and medicinal plants in our National Forests and other public lands. Read More , Posted onAugust 24, 2013AuthorvalarieLeave a comment, Join in with the Bird People of Seattle Audubon on a Neighborhood Bird Walk on Saturday, August 31. Jamie eventually pursued her Masters with the intention of working toward a management career in the zoological industry and received her MBA from Pepperdines Graziadio School of Business and Management. 1998, Conservation Committee: Alert - November Oil, Toxics Committee: TROOP Work Products - SAS In 2016, she took a year off of work to do a WA State Big Year and designed a website www.wabirdyear.com. At the end of 2010,Jamiejoined MedResults, a medical group purchasing organization, to assist in membership development, marketing, contract negotiation and technology implementation. 1987-1991. She later worked to establish the Snohomish Wetlands Alliance, a now dissolved offshoot of PAS which was a coalition group instrumental in preserving land in the Snohomish River Estuary. She is a software engineer at the University of Washington. by those groups to organize and receive charters. Sheis the former President and Chair of the Board of Directors for The Lily Sanctuary, a SoCal-based non-profit parrot sanctuary and previous served as Vice President on the Board of Directors for MBA Women Los Angeles chapter. Restrictions on Use: Impact Statement] - PNW Forest Plan, Conservation Committee: (Conference) Proceedings - "Old The drawing in Tube 2 is a sketch map of Black River Wetlands near Libraries Special Collections.
One of their many environmental projects was the promotion of native prairie plants to public officials and private individuals. Its the least you can do. Provided consulting for local and state governments in watershed planning, stormwater utility creation and planning, stormwater design and low impact development design manuals (18 years). 1171-001, Seattle Audubon Society records, Processing Info: 1997, Conservation Committee: Alert - January 1998, Conservation Committee: Alert - February In 1933 the club began to publish a He is a past officer of the International Association of Business Communicators in Spokane, Washington, DC, and Seattle. After 36 years as a family doctor, retiring has allowed more time for family (6 grandchildren), travel, camping, gardening, and of course birding. He has been active with Seattle Audubons NextGen Advisory Council since its inception in October 2018 and recently assisted Seattle Audubon with their email system migration and newsletter redesign. He enjoys the people, and relationships. 2018-05-14. In addition, Seattle Audubon has several organizationalcommittees, including Development, Governance, and Personnel Committees. Susan received a BS degree in business administration/accounting from Oregon State University. KIRO-TV, VHS tape: National Audubon Society: Ancient Forest; Cut Historical features, correspondence, minutes, agenda, annual King County Chapter Representative. circa 1967-1977.
Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington The Board of Directors of Seattle Audubon is the organizations governing body, vested with the control and conduct of business, property, policies, and programs of the Society. As a scientist and former professor, she brings scientific leadership experience, and an interest in engaging communities in the value of science. The snapshots can be viewed here: in Biology from The Evergreen State College and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University. CategoriesNature/Urban ResourcesTagsSeattle Audubon Society, Posted onAugust 31, 2014AuthorvalarieLeave a comment, Shop right here in Wedgwood on Saturday, September 6. Appeal, Conservation Committee: NFMA [National Forest Merger of Accession Nos. Laurel grew up in Everett, graduated from Cascade High School and earned a B.S. Read More , CategoriesNature/Urban ResourcesTagsGreat Backyard Bird Count 2013, Seattle Audubon Society. writing, clipping, Annual Banquet files, photographs, color slides, ephemera, 1970s the Seattle Audubon was increasingly involved in environmental Among other Jen is Managing Director at SEI Huntington Steele, advising her client families on investments and legacy planning. Jennifer McKeirnan, President:Jenisa Master Birder and leads field trips with Seattle Audubon. We rely on the talents of our volunteers to promote the efforts of the Center. We are eager to learn from you, too, and welcome applicants from all professional backgrounds and lived experience. She was also a Board member for Sinnissippi Audubon Society (SAS) in Rockford, Illinois. The Bill Derry Band performs rock music for dances, weddings, and parties. issues. Kathy has continued to monitor and comment on National Forest timber sales, road projects and other issues as Forest Practices Chair. Restrictions on Access: Program Manager, Mixed Reality Modern Workplace at Microsoft. 1171-013, Seattle Audubon Society records, Scope and Content: Mary has a BA from The Evergreen State College, and a Certificate in Wetlands Management from the UW. See what's coming up at the Seward Park Audubon Center! Allen has been a member of Audubon for 37 years. Tues, June 7th, 7PM via Zoom, City Kicks Off Engagement for One Seattle Plan Comprehensive Plan Update. correspondence, Conservation Committee: Favorite Healthy Recipes of guys, VHS tape: Dan Evans Editorial- "Elwha River Dams"