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Biographical Information about the NWRA Board:

Richard Grant, President; Founder, Howell Nature Center. Howell, MI

Leslie Lattimore, Vice President; Founder and past President, Louisiana Wildlife Rehabilitators Association; Director, Wings of Hope Wildlife Sanctuary; At home independent rehabilitator for over ten years. Livingston, LA

Dave McRuer, MSc, DVM, DACVPM, Vice President;  Director of Veterinary Services, Wildlife Center of Virginia; Co-Developer of WILD-ONe patient management program. Waynesboro, VA

Lisa Smith, Vice President; Executive Director, Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc.; Past board member and senior clinic supervisor at Tri-State. Newark, DE

Michele Goodman, VMD, Secretary; Founder and Director, Webbed Foot Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic. Associate Veterinarian, Wright Veterinary Medical Center.  Bangor, PA

Barbara Suto, Treasurer; Wildlife Biologist, Avian Care Director, Gulf Coast Bird Rescue. Wildlife rehabilitator for 31 years. Largo, FL

Elaine M. Thrune, Past President; NWRA founding board member and past President; Wildlife rehabilitator for 20 years, WILD AGAIN Wildlife Rehabilitation Program; Founding board member and past president Minnesota Wildlife Assistance Cooperative. St. Cloud, MN

Jennifer Convy, Wildlife Director, PAWS Wildlife Department; Founding board member, Washington Wildlife Rehabilitation Association. Lynnwood, WA

Sherri Cox, DVM, MBA, President and Wildlife Veterinarian, National Wildlife Centre Canada; Executive Director Global Development, University of Guelph, Canada; Past Head Veterinarian, Toronto Wildlife Centre, Canada

Rebecca Duerr, DVM, PhD, Veterinarian and Director of Research, International Bird Rescue; Wildlife rehabilitation center volunteer, staff person, or Board of Directors member since 1988. Vallejo, CA

Jenny Schlieps, Program Manager and Rehabilitation Manager, Focus Wildlife; Founding Member, Washington Wildlife Rehabilitators Association. Seattle, WA

Renee Schott, DVM, Staff Veterinarian, The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota; Relief Veterinarian, The Raptor Center, Minnesota; Class instructor for IWRC; Past volunteer veterinarian Willowbrook Wildlife Center; Past rehabilitator and manager of Four Lakes Wildlife Center, Madison, WI. Roseville, MN

Kathy Stelford, Founder and President, Oaken Acres Wildlife Center, Sycamore, Illinois, 1984 to present. Founding President, TAILS Humane Society, DeKalb, Illinois 1999 - 2007. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at Northern Illinois University, 1986-2008. Independent licensed rehabilitator for over 30 years. Sycamore, IL

To receive an official copy of the approved minutes of the most recent Board meeting, send a self addressed stamped envelope to NWRA Central Office, 2625 Clearwater Rd, Suite 110, St. Cloud, MN 56301. A complete list of past National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association Board members can be found here.