Calling All Bird, Art, & Book Lovers!

On Wednesday, April 24 from 7-8:30pm we're celebrating Amy Tan's new book, The Backyard Bird Chronicles! Every ticket purchase includes a book copy. Find details and tickets here.

Staff & Board

Photo By: Anela Kopshever, NPS

Meet Our Staff

Woman with short, blonde hair in a blue shirt takes a selfie outside under the shade of some trees.

Biret Adden

Education Director
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Julia Burke

Julia Burke

Membership Coordinator and Database Manager
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Cristobal Castaneda

Volunteer Manager
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Celeste Chavez Hernandez

Bilingual Environmental Educator
Samuel Chiriboga

Sam Chiriboga

Associate Director
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Heather Clapp

Heather Clapp

Director of Community Engagement and Philanthropy
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Francesca Dezza Parada

Bilingual Environmental Educator
Ellen Dressman

Ellen Dressman

Assistant Retail Manager
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Zoe Duerksen-Salm

Communications & Grants Manager
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Ria Espinoza

Bilingual Environmental Educator

Avani Fachon

Multimedia Storytelling Coordinator

Donna Faure

Executive Director
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Aiko Goldston

Wildlife Biological Technician

Ashley Hebert

Philanthropy Events & Stewardship Manager
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Sara Lehr

Finance Director

Michael Morales

Fisheries Lead Technician

Our Board