Connecticut Audubon welcomes four new members to the Board of Directors
October 21, 2021 — Members of the Connecticut Audubon Society elected four new members of the Board of Directors at the organization’s annual meeting today. They also elected a slate of officers to lead the organization.
Also elected was a slate of four officers to lead the organization. Three of the officers are returning for another term — Kathleen Van Der Aue, chair; Pamela Fraser-Abder, vice-chair; and Christina Clayton, secretary. Harshad Kuntey, who was elected to the Board in 2020, was elected treasurer.
We welcome the following new Board members:
Tomas Koeck is a student in digital studies at Sacred Heart University. He is an award winning environmental documentary filmmaker and will bring his passion for the environment, technical know how and student’s perspective to the board. Tomas lives in Fairfield. Learn more about him here.
Robert Dubicki has recently retired from his position as a Senior Healthcare Executive with over 30 years of strategic planning and operations experience in top tier leadership roles in the healthcare industry. He brings his expertise in strategic planning to us just as we are about to embark on our long range/strategic plan. Robert lives in Southport. Learn more about him here.
Sarah Middeleer is a landscape designer with a specialty in native plants, bringing her native pollinators experience. Sarah will be helping us make our sanctuaries and centers more accessible. Sarah lives in Newtown. Learn more about her here.
Patrick Charmel is the President and CEO of Griffin Health. He has extensive experience in not-for-profit development and community relations. His wife Robyn is a gifted bird photographer. Patrick lives in Hamden. Learn more about him here.