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Biographical Information about the NWRA Board:

Michele Goodman, VMD, Director of Veterinary Services, Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown, PA

Richard Grant, Past President; Founder, Howell Nature Center. Howell, MI

Jennifer Convy, Vice President; Wildlife Director, PAWS Wildlife Department; Founding board member, Washington Wildlife Rehabilitation Association. Lynnwood, WA

Leslie Lattimore, Vice President; Founder and past President, Louisiana Wildlife Rehabilitators Association; Director, Wings of Hope Wildlife Sanctuary; At home independent rehabilitator for over ten years. Livingston, LA

Jenny Schlieps, Vice President; Program Manager and Rehabilitation Manager, Focus Wildlife; Founding Member, Washington Wildlife Rehabilitators Association. Seattle, WA

Lisa Smith, Secretary; Executive Director, Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc.; Past board member and senior clinic supervisor at Tri-State. Newark, DE

Sherri Cox, DVM, MBA, Treasurer; President and Wildlife Veterinarian, National Wildlife Centre Canada; Executive Director Global Development, University of Guelph, Canada; Past Head Veterinarian, Toronto Wildlife Centre, Canada

Bettina Bowers, Past Animal Care Director, Walden's Puddle Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center. Founding member and Vice-President, Tennessee Wildlife Educators and Rehabilitators Association. Past board member and Secretary, Tennessee Bat Working Group. PTA, third generation wildlife rehabilitator, Reiki master. Nashville, TN,

Rebecca Duerr, DVM, PhD, Veterinarian and Director of Research, International Bird Rescue; Wildlife rehabilitation center volunteer, staff person, or Board of Directors member since 1988. Vallejo, CA

Jackie Kozlowski, Senior Bird Show Trainer, Tracy Aviary; Past Relief Clinic Supervisor, Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research Inc.; Past Avian Trainer, Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections LLC. Salt Lake City, UT

Elaine M. Thrune, NWRA founding board member and past President; Wildlife rehabilitator for 20 years, WILD AGAIN Wildlife Rehabilitation Program; Founding board member and past president Minnesota Wildlife Assistance Cooperative. St. Cloud, MN


To receive an official copy of the approved minutes of the most recent Board meeting, send a self addressed stamped envelope to NWRA Central Office, 2625 Clearwater Rd, Suite 110, St. Cloud, MN 56301. A complete list of past National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association Board members can be found here.