Laurie is the founder and executive director of Friends of the Important Bird Area (FIBA). Laurie’s extensive knowledge and experience in communications, community relations, development and nonprofit administration have helped her lead FIBA’s rapid growth into a professional land trust. She also founded FIBA’s annual Winter Raptor Fest, a popular two-day event that educates 2,000 people a year about endangered and at-risk grassland birds. She holds a bachelor of science in nonprofit administration and an associate's in communications.
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- D03. The Recipe for a Successful Special Event
October 19, 2019
10:30 AM - Noon