Mt. Diablo Audubon Society is committed to the sustainable balance of our community’s people, birds, other wildlife, and habitat through conservation, education, and advocacy.
- Ensure a high degree of habitat diversity and preservation through an active role in local environmental activities and issues.
- Observe, collect, and report information concerning the status of birds, other wildlife, and habitat.
- Support community organizations with similar goals.
- Sponsor educational activities to promote environmental knowledge with a special focus on youth.
- Enhance public appreciation of the natural world with an emphasis on birds.
Board of Directors
Click on names below to email.
|Conservation||Juan Pablo Galván|
|Field Trips||Hugh Harvey|
|Program Coordinator||Ariana Rickard|
|Publicity and Social Media||Rosalie Howarth|
|The Quail Editor||Position Vacant|
|Sales Manager||Position Vacant|
|Young Birders Club||Juan Pablo Galván|
|Board Member-at-Large||Alan Bade|
|Board Member-at-Large||Mike Eliot|
|Board Member-at-Large||Rosemary Nishikawa|
|Christmas Bird Count (CBC)||Jerry Britten|
|Community Science||Alan Bade|
|East Bay Birding Email Groups||Jerry Britten|
|Outreach Coordinator||Position Vacant|
|Web Editor||Jerry Britten|
MDAS Board Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of every month, at 6:45 PM via web-meeting. Members are welcome to sit in. Please contact a Board member to obtain meeting credentials.
MDAS has the following positions available for anyone with an interest in supporting our mission of Connecting People with Birds.
Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating volunteers to staff MDAS booths and tables, etc at local festivals and other public events at which MDAS has a presence. This is an MDAS Board position.
Sales Manager handles sales and inventory of publications and merchandise, conducts raffles and silent auctions at membership meetings, and maintains financial records of sales. This is an MDAS Board position.
The Quail Editor is responsible for the publication of the monthly chapter email newsletter. This is an MDAS Board position.
Duties include setting up content schedules, reaching out to persons inside and outside of the chapter for content, familiarity with Mailchimp or other online newsletter platforms, familiarity with basic HTML, and working with the MDAS Membership Chair to maintain the list of subscribers. MDAS publishes nine issues of The Quail newsletter each year. Training on Mailchimp will be provided.
Web Editor is responsible for creating and updating MDAS website content as needed. This is an MDAS Advisory position.
Duties include updating MDAS website content as requested by content authors, adding bird and nature-related events in the event calendar, and updating MDAS field trip information. Experience with WordPress is helpful.