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Meet The ASCR Board



2017 Officers

President
Lindsay Homenick
president@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
Vice President
David Covey
volunteers@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
Corresponding Secretary
Rebecca Allmond
info@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
Recording Secretary
Craig Thompson
education@CapitalRegionAudubon.org
Treasurer
Rene Facchetti
finance@CapitalRegionAudubon.org

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

Committees
Conservation & Advocacy
Education
Finance
Marketing & Communications
Me
mbership & Volunteers
Programs


Ad Hoc Committees
Nominating
Bylaws
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


Education
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)


Finance
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

Programs
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.