Clifton Park, NY
Although retired now, Mr. Bassett has spent the last 40 years working for the New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation, the NYS Assembly Minority Leader's Office, and United Press International in public affairs.
Ms. Beljan is an award-winning golf course architect. She previously worked with Fazio Golf Course Designers, Inc., and was the second woman elected to the American Society of Golf Course Architects.
Mr. Hiers has been in the golf business since 1969 and employed as a Golf Course Superintendent for 33 years. He was the first Audubon International Signature program member and has been involved with Audubon International since 1988.
A former Boston advertising and marketing executive, Mr. Keer is the Founder and President of The Keer Group. Mr. Keer has spent most of his career working in marketing and sales within the recreational fishing and hunting industries. In addition, he is an award-winning freelance writer and author.
Mr. Jaxon is President of JJ Jaxon Co., Inc., a highly respected producer and distributor of commemorative artwork and sculptures. Mr. Jaxon was also a five-term mayor of Eufaula, Alabama, which became the nation's first Audubon International Certified Sustainable Community under his leadership.
Patricia J. Vittum, Ph.D.
Dr. Vittum is an educator and expert in turf entomology. She is a professor on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA.
- President (Acting) - Jim Becker
- Vice President - Jim Becker
- Secretary - Tim Hiers
- Treasurer - Clarence Bassett