Meet our Board of Directors

Nancy Murrah – President

Nancy is federally permitted to rehabilitate migratory birds, state permitted to rehabilitate native wildlife, USFWS permitted for birds for education, FWC permitted wildlife transporter, FWC facilitator for Project Wild, Flying Wild and Aquatic Wild and sits on the board of the Tampa Audubon Society. When Nancy is not out rescuing or caring for birds, she spends her time educating children on conservation education, and watching, studying and counting wild birds as part of several citizen science projects. She is working hard to build The Raptor Center of Tampa Bay to rehabilitate injured and sick birds of prey. She is clearly all about helping

Gail Dixon – Treasurer

Gail and her daughter Grace, come every week and help with a variety of chores. Gail is our treasurer and project manager for the center. She also assist with rescues.  Grace helps train our educational birds.   They both help all aspects of all of our children’s educational workshops.

Kat Harnest – Volunteer Coordinator

Kat is a Florida Master Naturalist, as well as being certified in Kayak instruction for people with disabilities.

Kim Rexroat – Director of Merchandising

With her eye on the money Kim has been a dedicated volunteer for over two years. Kim has individually held the most successful individual fundraising efforts. Every week Kim has come helped clean cages, fill water bowels and feed the birds in rehabilitation. She has driven over 11,000 miles, this year alone to help us help the birds. Kim also oversees Social Media.

Ed Karlander – Director

Ed is our financial conscience.  As a realtor Ed is always looking out for land for us to build our center.

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