BCI's Board of Trustees continues to expand, and we are honored to welcome two new members.
Veree Alexander has a keen interest in diverse ecological issues, supporting numerous local advocacy groups in conservation and preservation causes. She is an avid birder, having travelled extensively in Europe and Central and South America. It was on a Texas birding trip that she became interested in bats after viewing the spectacular emergence of bats from Frio Cave in central Texas. She currently lives in northern California.
John Payne of Tucson, Arizona is a business entrepreneur who originated the highly successful Trade Lands Program for The Nature Conservancy. A lifelong interest in conservation and ecology led him to awareness of the critical need for protecting bats. He currently serves as Vice President and Director of the Eberstadt Foundation.