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Staff & Board of Directors


Stephanie Beilke Conservation Science Associate 312-453-0230 x 2009
Graciela González Communications Manager 312-453-0230 x 2013
Sanaa Green Wild Indigo Fellow, Detroit  
Charmeise Jackson Wild Indigo Fellow, Lake County  
Carie Lovstad Associate Director of Development, Great Lakes/Mississippi Flyway 312-453-0230 x 2017
Tami Lunan Ohio Field Organizer  
Brian Merlos Michigan Field Organizer  
Nathaniel Miller Director of Conservation 312-453-0230 x 2006
Troy Peters Engagement Manager 312-453-0230 x 2004
Carina Ruiz Community Engagement Associate 312-453-0230 x 2015
Rebeccah Sanders
Vice President, Audubon Great Lakes & Upper Mississippi Flyway
Senior Advisor to the Chief Conservation Officer
Daniel Suarez Stewardship Program Associate 312-453-0230 x 2003
Marnie Urso Director of Great Lakes Policy 312-453-0230 x 2005
Teri Valenzuela Stewardship Coordinator  
Daniel Wear Development Assistant 312-453-0230 x 2010



Dean Fischer, Board Chair
Chairman, West Monroe Partners
Marguerite Griffin, Director
National Director of Philanthropic Services, Senior VP, The Northern Trust Company
Hall Healy, Jr., Director
Patrick Nash, Director
David J Sterner, Director
Merrill Lynch, Senior Vice President-Investments

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