"Catch the Buzz" Workshop August 2019. Photo © Victoria MacPhail

Board of Directors & Committees

Our 2024 TBFN Board of Directors


TBFN Board of Directors 2024 – Contact Information

Vice President & Community
Science Coordinator
Neil Dawson (807) 344-7242
Secretary & Nature Reserve LiaisonSusan Bryan (807) 345-6446
TreasurerKevin Van Huygevoort (807) 620-2635
Advocacy, TCBO LiaisonKeith Wade (807) 935-3092
Publicity & Promotion
Ontario Nature Liaison
Sandy Barro (807) 977-1702
Talks and ProgrammingMike Carter (807) 626-3743
Volunteer CoordinatorThora Cartlidge (807) 620-1086
Field Trips & WalksAllan Harris (807) 344-7213
Outreach CoordinatorLana Bresele
Director at LargeMonika Holenstein (807) 629-3231
Director at LargeTeresa Patcheson (807) 622-9828

TBFN Nature Reserves Committee

Chair:Susan Bryan (807) 345-6446 bryan@tbaytel.net
Mirabai AlexanderMichael CarterDavid LeggeBarbara Yurkoski
Janet AndersonJanine ChiassonJessie McFadden
Mike BryanJanice LeboeufGerry Stricker

Thunder Cape Bird Observatory Committee

Allan Harris (Chair) (807) 344-7213
Mirabai Alexander (807) 707-0297
Nick Escott (807) 345-7122
Brian Ratcliff (807) 768-8408
Keith Wade (TBFN Representative) (807) 935-3092
Neil Dawson (807) 344-7242
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
& Forestry Liaison – Jen Shuter

TBFN Standing Committees & Support

Newsletter EditorJohn Barro (807) 977-1702
WebmasterJohn Barro (807) 977-1702
FacebookConnie Hartviksen (807) 983-2688
TwitterJohn Barro (807) 977-1702
Thunder Cape Bird
Observatory Chair
Allan Harris (807) 344-7213
MembershipKyla Moore (807) 709-6820
Youth ProgrammingCourtney Mondoux (807) 633-0189
Peregrine Falcon Project and 
Bird Records
Brian Ratcliff (807) 768-8408
Eastern Bluebird Project Sandy Barro (807) 977-1702
Nature ReservesSusan Bryan (807) 345-6446
Gray Fox ProjectTed Armstrong (807) 577-3997
Annual Dinner

TBFN Representatives on Community Committees

EarthCare Thunder Bay, Community Greening
Working Group

John Walas
OMNRF Local Citizens Committee Black Spruce ForestRob Foster
OMNRF Local Citizens Committee Dog River & Matawin River ForestsMichael McLaughlan
OMNRF Local Citizens Committee Lakehead ForestPeter Nicholas
OMNRF Local Citizens Committee Armstrong ForestGerry Racey
Lake Superior Public Advisory Committee
to the Remedial Action Plan (RAP)
Thunder Bay District Stewardship CouncilJean
OMNRF Fisheries Management Zone 6
Advisory Council
Kathy Sakamoto
OMNRF Fisheries Management Zone 9
Advisory Council
Walter Momot
Lake Superior National Marine
Conservation Area IMAB
Keith Wade
Thunder Bay Regional Phragmites CollaborationNeil Dawson &
Keith Wade
Sleeping Giant Provincial Park Adopt-A-RoadMarian Childs
Greenwood Lake Management CommitteeGerry Racey
Ontario NatureSandy Barro
OPG Kam River Standing Advisory CommitteeMike Carter
Ontario Land Trust AllianceSusan Bryan

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