The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center has appointed four new members to its board of directors, bringing the total number of members to 11.
The BWRC Board is populated by residents across the region. New members Susan Galbraith and Judy Landes are from Frederick County, Russell McKelway is from Clarke County, and Timothy Bates is from Loudoun County.
“We feel extremely fortunate to be able to attract board members whose interests are so intertwined with ours,” stated BRWC Board President Lisa Goshen. “Their dedication to the local community, including interests in education and protecting and preserving wildlife, will help to guide and promote our recent expansion of programs, and the increase in our wildlife patient population.”
They join Tricia Booker, Loudoun County; Hillary Davidson, Fauquier County; Andrew Ferrari, Clarke County; Lisa Goshen, Clarke County; Michael Morency, Fauquier County; Patricia Robinson, Arlington County; and Beatrice von Gontard, Warren County.
The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center is a non-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in Clarke County. It is dedicated to protecting native wildlife through rescue and rehabilitation, education, and research. The center assists the native wildlife of the Northern Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia and does not charge for its services. For more information, go to blueridgewildlifectr.org.