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Greg Goldman

Executive Director, Audubon Pennsylvania

Greg Goldman joined Audubon in 2016. He brings to Audubon a broad range of experience in a variety of sectors, including his most recent position as Vice President, Development for the Philadelphia Zoo. Prior to that, he was CEO of the Digital Impact Group, a citywide initiative to extend internet access to low-income families and small businesses across Philadelphia. Greg also served as Executive Director of MANNA, a volunteer-organization that provides nutritional services to people living with HIV/AIDS and other illnesses, and Senior Program Officer at the Philadelphia Foundation. Greg received his BA from Northwestern University and a Master's degree in public policy from the University of Chicago.

ggoldman@audubon.org

 
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Jean Bochnowski

Center Director, John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove

Deputy Director, Audubon Pennsylvania

Jean Bochnowski was hired as Center Director for the Mill Grove Audubon Center in October 2003. She comes to Audubon with a vast array of non-profit marketing and management experience, including six years as the Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer of the Zoo New England. During her tenure, Boston's Franklin Park and Stone Zoos achieved an unprecedented eighty percent increase in attendance, a 241 percent increase in guest revenue, and a 400 percent increase in fundraising. She is credited with building from the ground up programs in marketing, development, information services, education, guest amenities, and human resources. Ms. Bochnowski has a BS in Mass Communication and an MS in Administration. Prior to joining Audubon, she served as the Executive Director of the Rainbow Endowment, a national grant making foundation established by tennis legend Martina Navratilova.

jbochnowski@audubon.org

 
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Keith Russell

Urban Conservation Program Manager, Audubon Pennsylvania

Based in Philadelphia, Keith works on a variety of bird conservation issues including bird collisions with man-made structures, birds and nocturnal lights, non-native plants, and migration stopover habitat. His work has used education, monitoring, research, advocacy, and habitat restoration to improve conditions for birds in ways that have also broadened engagement int he environmental movement. Previously, he worked as a Program Assistant for National Audubon's Important Bird Area Program, Assistant Editor for the publication of The Birds of North America, and Collection Manager for Exhibits at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. He is also a research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences and he has received a number of awards, including the 2016 American Birding Association's Ludlow Griscom Award for Outstanding Contributions to Regional Ornithology.

krussell@audubon.org

 
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Damien Ruffner

Education Manager, The Discovery Center

Damien joins us from the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education where he was the School Programs Manager, conducting environmental education for all age. Damien received his BS in Biology from Francis Marion University. After growing up primarily in the Southeast, Damien spent time in the Lone Star State teaching at-risk youth science in an after-school setting for kids in Austin, Texas. After moving to Philadelphia in the summer of 2011, Damien took on the role of Environmental Educator with the Schuylkill Center as well as a Mentor for the Philly based program, EducationWorks. When not teaching, Damien loves hiking, gardening, cooking, and astronomy.

druffner@audubon.org

 

Amani Reid

Center Assistant, The Discovery Center

Amani is a Temple University undergraduate majoring in Political Science and minoring in Environmental Studies. She is currently the community service chair for their Black Law Student Associations pre-law chapter, as well as a member of the Alliance for Watershed Education. Her future goals are to become an environmental lawyer and run for state representative. Amani wants to raise awareness on environmental justice, access, and equity issues in the community, and seeks to bring volunteers and ambassadors in Philadelphia to be the face of The Discovery Center.

areid@audubon.org