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Meet The ASCR Board

2017 Officers

Lindsay Homenick
Vice President
David Covey
Corresponding Secretary
Rebecca Allmond
Recording Secretary
Craig Thompson
Rene Facchetti

Board of Directors
Aimee Brunelle (new 2017!)
Eric Latini
Ryan Henderson
Mark Silo (new 2017!)

Conservation & Advocacy
Marketing & Communications
mbership & Volunteers

Ad Hoc Committees
Strategic Plan

Working Groups (with contact information and descriptions):
These are the areas of interest that the ASCR welcomes its members to explore adding their own contributions.  Each group has a group leader, their email contact and a brief list of 
objectives.  If you feel you might have interest in a working group topic, please reach out to the group leader for more information.  The groups are as follows: 

Conservation & Advocacy
Working Group Leaders: Dave Covey & Eric Latini, Conservation@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
     Plan, coordinate and maintain conservation activities (i.,e., Tangle-tainers)
     Partner with other similar organizations on conservation and advocacy efforts

Working Group Leader: Craig Thompson, Education@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
     Conduct educational programs (i.e., Ornithology for Kids at children's camps)
     Coordinate Citizen Science programs (i.e., Christmas Bird Count)

Working Group Leader: Rene Facchetti, Finance@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
     Create budget for approval (annual)
     Develop fundraising initiatives (i.e., Bird Seed Sale)
     Engage in fund development (i.e., grant writing)

Marketing & Communications
Working Group Leader:  Volunteer Needed, Marketing@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
     Review and edit all ASCR publications
     Write, design and disseminate ASCR communications and information
     Advertise events (i.e., press releases, social media)
     Maintain website
     Photograph events

Membership  & Volunteers
Membership Leader: Fred Bockis,  Membership@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
Volunteer Leader: David Covey, Volunteer@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
    Maintain membership records
    Work with other Working Groups to secure volunteers for events and engage current members

Working Group Leader:  John Loz,  Programs@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
      Plan, arrange and promote lectures and workshops (i.e., Speaker Series)
      Plan, arrange and promote field trips (i.e., Bird Walks)

Bylaws (Ad Hoc)
Working Group Leader: Lindsay Homenick, President@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
     Update bylaws as necessary

Nominations (Ad Hoc)
Working Group Leader:  Lindsay Homenick, President@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
     Organize nomination slate (annual)

Strategic  Plan (Ad Hoc)
Working Group Leader: Ryan Henderson, Plan@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
      Ensure organization is following strategic plan
      Update plan as necessary

Serve on the Board

Audubon Society of the Capital Region is supported by a dedicated Board of Directors.
They help to accomplish the mission through a set of shared values that underline our 
mission to cultivate and lead a community that values and protects birds and the natural
environment, a healthy environment in balance, where people enjoy, respect and care for
our urban community.

Our Board of Directors play a vital role in ensuring Audubon Society of the Capital Region
has the strategic direction and necessary resources to create a sustainable community.
In addition to their role as at large board members, several serve on Working Groups listed
above. 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.

If you are interested in serving on the board or sitting in on a board meeting, please
contact our President at the following email address: president@capitalregionaudubon.org.