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Doug Young

Board Member

Environmentalist, advocate, conservationist, environmental educator, sustainability specialist, event organizer is the President, South Florida Audubon Society and Board Member, Audubon Florida. Board Member, YEA – Youth Environmental Alliance and Member, SE Florida Shorebird Alliance. In 2008, the National Audubon Society selected him to participate in its Climate Change Advocacy Workshop in Washington DC, and he then served the National Wildlife Federation as a lobbyist for the Waxman-Markey Energy and Climate Change Bill (approved by Congress in 2009). Mr. Young is an award-winning independent video writer/producer/director for NGOs, government environmental departments, public utilities, and private sector organizations. He holds a Masters of Environmental Studies (MES) from York University, Toronto, Canada and was an Assistant Professor at Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Mr. Young is also: Delegate, Everglades Coalition; Delegate, Everglades Regional Conservation Committee, Audubon Florida; Permit Holder, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Marine Sea Turtle Hatchling Rescue, Broward County; Member, Broward County Climate Change Task Force; Audubon TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Fellow; Florida Master Naturalist, Coastal Systems; Habitat Steward, National Wildlife Federation and LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council.

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