Connecticut Audbon Society

Staff and Board of Directors

The work of The Connecticut Audubon Society is led by a state Board of Directors and managed and carried out by our staff of executives, administrators, scientists and educators. Staff members are located at our state headquarters in Fairfield, and at centers throughout the state. We encourage you to get to know our staff and learn about the work they do.


State Headquarters
Birdcraft Sanctuary & Museum

314 Unquowa Road, Fairfield, CT 06824

Joyce Leiz
Executive Director
203-259-0416 x402

Tom Andersen
Director of Communications
Reporters & Editors please call 914 409-6470

Milan Bull
Senior Director of Science and Conservation
203-259-6305, x 401

Chief Financial Officer
203 259-0416 x111

Stefan Martin
Conservation Manager
203 259-6305 x119

Deb Eccleston
Membership and Annual Appeals Manager
203-259-0416 x106



PO Box 903 (30 Plains Road), Essex, CT 06426

Andrew Griswold
EcoTravel Director

Matthew Bell
Travel Specialist


Center at Fairfield

2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824
203-259-6305, ext. 109; Fax: 203-254-7365
Nature Store: 203-259-6305, ext. 109


Amy Barnouw
Director of the Fairfield Region
203-259-6305 x113

Tricia Kevalis
Assistant Director of the Fairfield Region
203-259-6305, ext. 117

Jane Guenther
Store Manager and Non-school Programming

203-259-6305, ext. 109

Liza Hickey
Communications Manager
203-259-6305, ext. 118

Alissa Harrison
Animal Care Supervisor
203-259-6305, ext. 116



Greater Hartford Area

Kate Reamer


Catie Resor
Education Manager

Fax: 860-657-4228

Coastal Center at Milford Point

1 Milford Point Road, Milford, CT 06460
203-878-7440; Fax: 203-876-2813

Ken Elkins

Louise Crocco
Office Manager

203-878-7440, ext. 502


Center at Pomfret

218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
860-928-4948; Fax: 860-928-2939

Sarah Heminway
Director, Northeast Corner
860-928-4948, x 601

Andy Rzeznikiewicz
Sanctuary Manager

Paula Coughlin
Citizen Science Coordinator

Pat Coleman
Administrative Assistant

Trail Wood

The Edwin Way Teale Memorial Sanctuary
93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247

Sarah Heminway
Director, Northeast Corner
860-928-4948, x 601


Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center

100 Lyme Street
PO Box 62
Old Lyme, CT 06371

Alisha Milardo

Heather Kordula
Education Program Director  

Joe Attwater
Conservation & Education Coordinator


Deer Pond Farm

57 Wakeman Hill Road
Sherman, CT  06784

Cathy Hagadorn
(860) 799-4074 x104

Barbara Wood
Office Manager
860-799-4074 x 134

State Board of Directors

Chair: Pamela Fraser, Ph.D., Easton
Vice Chair: Sarah Middeleer, Newtown
Secretary: Gilles Carter, New Haven
Treasurer: Harshad Kuntey, Glastonbury
Chair Emerita: Kathleen M. Van Der Aue, Southport

George Amato, Milford
Patrick Charmel, Hamden
Christina E. Clayton, Denver, Colorado
Thomas Conroy, Guilford
John Folsom, Pomfret
Andrew Holmes, Brooklyn, NY
Tomas Koeck, Fairfield
Peter Kunkel, Trumbull
Robert Lamothe, Hamden
Douglas Moore, Fairfield
Jeanne Olivier, Kent
Joel Papowitz, Fairfield
Richard S. Perkin, Southport
Von Potter, Hamden
Elizabeth Ramsey, New York and Fairfield
Kevin B. Ramsey, New York and Fairfield;
Martin Torresquintero, New Haven
John D. Tower, New Milford
Claudia Weicker, Old Lyme
Susan K. Whalen, Great Barrington, Massachusetts




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