NEW Audubon Board of Directors

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Erin Giese - President

John Jacobs - Vice President

John Jacobs - Vice President

 Erin has served on the Board of Directors since 2016 and is also the Adviser of the Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter at UW-Green Bay. She works at the UW-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity on several bird, wildlife, and habitat-related projects and manages data. 

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John Jacobs - Vice President

John Jacobs - Vice President

John Jacobs - Vice President

John has been passionate about hawks since his early twenties, and has studied them since 1971. With a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Norbert College and a Masters of Environmental Science from UW-Green Bay, he was the Curator of Science at the Neville Public Museum of Brown County for 32 years. He has been on the NEW Audubon board for 35 years, holding various positions and coordinating the Green Bay Christmas Bird Count the past 40 years.

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Dorothy Summers - Secretary

John Jacobs - Vice President

Dorothy Summers - Secretary

Dorothy has enjoyed serving on the Board of NEW Audubon for 30 years in various capacities, and as a member for many years prior to that.  She retired from Respiratory Therapy/Pulmonary Function in 2014. The natural world and environment have always been important to Dorothy and she enjoys volunteering for a spectrum of different projects and organizations beyond NEW Audubon as well.

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Kari Hagenow - Treasurer

Kari Hagenow - Treasurer

Kari Hagenow - Treasurer

 Kari has been on the Board of NEW Audubon since 2016 and also serves as the file & website manager.  In her professional career she works for The Nature Conservancy in Sturgeon Bay as their Door Peninsula Land Steward where she manages over 5,000 acres of natural areas and important bird habitat.


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Jade Arneson

Kari Hagenow - Treasurer

Kari Hagenow - Treasurer

Jade joined the Board in 2018 and presently serves as the Newsletter Coordinator and Social Media/Outreach Specialist.  Jade is a Masters Candidate at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay where she studies Environmental Science and Policy.  She has experience in habitat restoration, fisheries management, and wildlife conservation. 

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Amy Carrozzino-Lyon

Kari Hagenow - Treasurer

Amy Carrozzino-Lyon

  Amy Carrozzino-Lyon has been on the Board of NEW Audubon since 2017 and currently serves as the Education & Outreach Coordinator.  In her professional life at UW-Green Bay, Amy works on Green Bay coastal wetland restoration projects and research with local conservation partners.

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Noah Nei

Tom Prestby

Tom Prestby

Noah Nei is a senior undergraduate student at UW-Green Bay studying Biology with an emphasis in Ecology and Conservation. He is passionate about birds and is currently one of the two acting Presidents for the Green Bay Audubon Student Chapter. Upon graduation Noah will be working in the Grand River Grasslands of Iowa and Missouri as an Avian Field Technician for the University of Illinois.

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Tom Prestby

Tom Prestby

Tom Prestby

Tom has served on the Board of Directors since 2017 and has been researching birds in the Green Bay area since 2013. He received his Master's in Environmental Science and Policy from UW-Green Bay in 2016 researching shorebirds and terns in Lower Green Bay. He works as an environmental scientist for GEI Consultants and as a data reviewer for Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas II and enjoys local birding as well as feeding the birds in his Suamico backyard.  

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Mike Reed

Tom Prestby

Mike Reed

 

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Janet Smith

Janet Smith

Janet Smith

Janet has been on the Board of NEW Audubon since 2006 and currently serves as a Political Advocate.  She worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for over 33 years including 22 years as Supervisor of the Green Bay Ecological Services Field Office.  Her interest in birds started at the backyard feeder at a young age and developed into a long term commitment to natural resources conservation.  She is a member of several other conservation organizations as well, serving in some additional board and officer positions. 

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Jacob Woulf

Janet Smith

Janet Smith