The American Birding Association is pleased to welcome Nikki Belmonte as the new Executive Director.
Nikki joins the American Birding Association from the City of Roswell, GA, where she served as the Executive Director of Keep Roswell Beautiful. In this role, Nikki provided operational and programmatic leadership, working closely with board members on strategic planning and tracking, budgeting, board recruitment, marketing and communications, and assisting with fundraising strategies. Prior to this role, Nikki served as the Executive Director of the Atlanta Audubon Society (now the Georgia Audubon), where she quadrupled the income, grew the team, and managed the overall operations and strategy.
In her new role as Executive Director at the American Birding Association, Nikki will lead the staff, the Board, and volunteers into the organization’s next stage of growth. She will ensure annual and long-term financial viability, oversee and deliver all of the organization’s products and programs, and lead as the public spokesperson. Nikki is excited to bring her passion for birding, and experience leading non-profit organizations to the American Birding Association.
About the American Birding Association
The American Birding Association (ABA) is one of the premier recreational birding organizations in North America. Its mission is to grow the birding community, not only for benefit of its members, but also because birders vote, donate, and volunteer to protect the birds. The ABA publishes two magazines in both print and electronic form with 12,000+ subscribers, as well as a line of field guides. Its online presence on its web site, social media pages, and podcast reaches over 150,000 people. It runs youth programs, tours, and a variety of other programs. The ABA also speaks for the North American birding community in public policy matters. For more information, please visit https://www.aba.org/