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Board of Directors and Other Volunteers: January 2017

Jim Woodward, President
Carole deRivera , Vice President
Kay Mertes, Treasurer
Louise Gibbeson, Secretary
Linda Landry, Operations
Rusty Lombardo
Steve Rowley
Judy Thoreson
Rhonda Woods


If you have a question about any of these activities, please write us an email directed to the person in charge at this address: We are always welcoming new volunteers with special interests and talents.

Doug Moore: Director of Education

Adult Education Programs: Louise Gibbeson, Doug Moore
Annual Meeting of the Friends: Judy Thoreson
Archives: Louise Gibbeson
Bat House Research Program: volunteers needed
Car Counter: Wally Lamb
Chamber of Commerce Coordination: volunteer needed
Forest Service Liaison:  Jim Woodward, Carole deRivera
Historian: Louise Gibbeson
Honor Wall Committee: Tom Purdon, Jim Woodward, Carolyn Fowler, Doug Moore
Liaison with other Environmental Organizations: Tom Purdon
Literature Printing: Linda Landry
Literature Distribution: Wally Lamb, Tom Varnell, Dave Buchman and Tom Schloss
Mailing:  volunteers are needed
Marketing: Carole deRivera, Jim Burkstrand
Materials Delivery: Rozanne Roman and team
Membership Coordinator: Diana Brock Makes
Memorials/Planned Giving/Administration: Ellen West and Board
Miles and Hours Compilation: Judy Thoreson
Newspaper Column: volunteer needed
Newsletter Publisher: George Cottay
Nominations of new Board Members: volunteers needed
Publicity: Louise Gibbeson
Sales: Rozanne Roman: local
Santa Rita Lodge Sales: Linda Landry
Speakers' Bureau: volunteer needed
Special Events: Carole deRivera
Special Projects: Jim Woodward
Storage & Inventory: Wally Lamb
Visitor Information Station: Anita Woodward
Volunteer Coordination & Recognition:  Joe MacIsaac
Volunteer of the Year: Board President conducts election
Web Site: George Cottay
Accessible Trail Tours: Rozanne Roman
Education Director: Doug Moore
Fundraising: Carole deRivera
Grant Writing:
New Member Orientation: Anita Woodward and volunteers
Preservation & Cleanup: Mike Staple and Steve Pruess
Scholarship: Ellen West, and Jim Woodward

Please note: Nominations for membership to the board occur in the fall. If you are interested please contact a current board member. At the present time there is an opening for appointment to an unexpired board term. If you would like to participate with a group of volunteers who love Madera Canyon and are dedicated to conservation through education please contact us.