Executive Committee / Meetings

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  • President: David Grover
  • Vice-President: Art Jones
  • Treasurer: Claudius Feger
  • Recording Secretary: Betsy Carswell
  • Corresponding Secretary: Susan Joseph
  • Member-at-Large: Mary Gall
  • Member-at-Large: Jane Rossman

Committee Chairs

  • Bluebird Trail: Susan Gilnack
  • Census: Herb Thompson
  • Circulation: Chet Vincent
  • Communications Support: Carena Pooth
  • Conservation: Kelly Liao
  • Education: Frank Margiotta, Alan Peterson
  • Field Trips: Wednesday:  Adrienne Popko, Weekend: Barbara Michelin
  • Historian: Maha Katnani
  • Hospitality: Susan Gilnack
  • Library: Maha Katnani
  • Membership: Steve Golladay  
  • Newsletter: Barbara Michelin
  • Nominating: Barbara Michelin
  • NYSOA Delegate: Barbara Butler
  • Photo Coordinator: Deb Tracy-Kral
  • Programs: John Askildsen
  • Publicity: Kateri Kosek
  • Rare Bird Alert: Alan Peterson
  • Records: Barbara Butler
  • Social Media: John Askildsen, Laura Sutcliffe
  • Sunshine: Dora Russell
  • Website: Janet Allison

Any member is welcome to attend a RTWBC Board meeting. Email president2@watermanbirdclub.org.

Meeting Schedule 2016-17

 Board MeetingMembership Meeting
December 20161214 Holiday Party (members only)
January 20179 (see note below)23
February 201713 (see note below)27
March 20171327
April 20171024
May 2017822
June 20171226 Picnic (members only)
July 2017No meetingNo meeting
August 2017No meetingNo meeting
September 20171125
October 201710 (Tuesday due to Monday Columbus Day holiday)23
November 2017No meeting13 Annual Dinner (members and guests only)
December 201711Holiday Party (members only, see newsletter for date)

Note: If the board meeting is snowed out in January, we meet in February instead. Board meetings begin at 6:45pm and end at 8:15pm upstairs at the Pleasant Valley Library. General membership meetings take place on the fourth Monday of most months, and begin at 7:30pm in Fellowship Hall at the Freedom Plains Presbyterian Church. See Meetings and Events for more information.


To read the Constitution and Bylaws of the Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club as revised and effective October 1, 2015, click here.