Erin Katzner, President and CEO, Carolina Raptor Center, North Carolina, USA
I attended my first IAATE conference in 2002 and have been on the Board of Directors since 2014. As a board member I have served as the Conservation Committee Chair, President-Elect, President, and Past President. I currently serve as Secretary of the Board and am on the Professional Development and Marketing Committees. My first paid position working with birds was in 1996 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Since then, I have worked at the National Aviary, the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, The Peregrine Fund, and am now serving as the Executive Director for the Carolina Raptor Center. I have also held positions at Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. and West Virginia University. I have a BS focused on Wildlife Management from The Ohio State University and a Master’s focused on Nonprofit Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.