Committees

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Explore the many different interest areas represented by various committees in the South Wake Conservationists chapter. Reach out to the contact for any of these for more information about what they do and how you can participate in their activities or even join the committee. Or create a new committee for an area of interest you are passionate about and would like to lead!

CommitteeDescriptionContact
AdvocacyMonitors conservation-related issues and legislation, shares relevant information with members, and coordinates advocacy action plansChad Chandler
CommunicationsAssists in the development of educational literature, media releases, newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, website information, Chapter documents and forms, displays for public events, presentations, membership and public mailings, and other communications as needed.Monty Morée
Community EngagementCoordinates chapter participation in public events and venues to increase exposure of SWC and NCWF values and programs to the public in our region; schedules booths at festivals, farmers markets, and other outdoor-oriented public venuesJeff Allen
Eco KidsDevelops conservation and nature-related activities designed to engage and energize the next generation to learn about, respect, enjoy, and protect our natural environment; coordinates family-oriented chapter activities; supplements public event displays with kid-friendly activitiesMonty Morée
Field TripsDevelops and carries out educational field trips related to issues of Chapter interest, wildlife, conservation, and environmental subjects and coordinates with the Communications Committee for dissemination of information on planned field trips.Jennifer Mann
FishingCompiles and coordinates fishing education materials, communications, and activities for members, especially kidsJeff Allen
FundraisingSolicits donations and conducts fund raising projects to support the operating expenses, conservation projects, and training projects of the Chapter, including at least one shared fundraising event with NCWF during the year.TBD
Garden for WildlifePromotes public awareness of the importance of healthy wildlife habitats and ecosystems; coordinates local activities aligned with related NCWF programs, incl. Trees-4-Trash, Butterfly Highway, Wildlife Habitat certification, and Schoolyard HabitatsJohn Kinsella
HuntingAdvocates for and educates members and the public about hunting best practices and hunting’s role in conservation; manages the chapter’s deer donation siteGuy & Judy Gardner
MembershipFacilitates Chapter growth attracting new  members, maintains the membership roster, notifies members of regular and special meetings, coordinates with other committee chairpersons to assist with membership recruitment, reports status, and arranges for hospitality at regular Chapter meetings.Chad Chandler
Programs & EducationArranges speakers to present at Chapter meetings, as well as materials to further its objectives of public environmental and conservation education, and coordinates with the Communications Committee in the development and dissemination of educational information to Chapter members and the general public.John Kinsella