123rd Annual Meeting
Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Diversity, Inclusion, and Climate Change: The Future of Audubon
Audubon announced its new strategic plan with guest speakers:
Leah Bamberger, Director, City of Providence Office of Sustainability
Charles Clarkson, Coordinator, Rhode Island Bird Atlas
Priscilla De La Cruz, Rhode Island Director, Green Energy Consumers Alliance
Kate Sayles, Agriculture and Forestry Program Manager, Northern Rhode Island Conservation District
Welcome, to our new Board Members!
These directors were elected by Audubon members via an online and mail-in election held prior to the Annual Meeting.
Ivan Colón is a Development Officer at Care New England. He has extensive experience in the hospitality industry and is an Adjunct Professor at Salve Regina University.
Thomas Lisi is a Certified Public Accountant and Office Managing Partner at Marcum LLP. He advises on a broad array of issues including accounting, finance, human resources, and marketing.
Leslie Samayoa is a Customer Service Representative for Merrill Edge in Lincoln, RI and is a previous Volunteer of the Year with the Audubon Society of Rhode Island.
Patricia Thompson is a Certified Public Accountant and partner at Piccerelli Gilstein & Company, LLP. She has served on numerous boards and has chaired the finance committees for the Providence YMCA and Providence Chamber of Commerce.
The Audubon Society of Rhode Island gratefully acknowledges the terms of service of Nathan W. Chace, Peter Lyle, Cynthia J. Warren, and Peter Paton who are stepping down from the board of directors this year. Audubon would also like to acknowledge the service of Robert Berkelhammer, a board member who passed away in February of this year