NEW YORK – The National Audubon Society welcomed Erin Giese, data manager at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, and Rod Brown, a founding partner of Cascadia Law Group PLLC, to its national board of directors. The two newest members bring expertise in biodiversity and environmental law as well as proven leadership within the Audubon chapter network.
Erin Giese of northeastern Wisconsin is joining the national board as the regional director for the Mississippi Flyway North region. Since 2011, she has worked at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for
Biodiversity on bird and wildlife-related projects throughout the Great Lakes region. She is currently president of the Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon Society and adviser to the Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter at UW-Green Bay, which was the first Audubon student chapter in the country. She is passionate about family, birds, nature, wildlife, conservation, and world travel. Giese is also striving to bring equity, diversity, and inclusion to the forefront of all aspects of her life.