Download the LWI AGM Report – April 26, 2021

Tanya Berkers
President

Tanya was fortunate to grow up in Lambton and appreciates all of the county's incredible green spaces. She has a Masters degree in Ecology and has been working at Pinery Provincial Park since 2010 as the Resource Management Group Leader. She loves hiking, travelling to see the best of Ontario with her husband and dog Penny, and talking to others about Lambton's amazing natural heritage.

Mary Martin
Past Co-President

Mary is a retired educator with an interest in nature. She has been involved with Lambton Wildlife for many years and has served as past indoor committee chair and as past president. Volunteering with Lambton Wildlife has been a terrific way to meet people interested in our natural heritage and an opportunity to gain knowledge in a wide range of nature-related topics.

Michael Kent
Past Co-President

Mike is a Park Naturalist with a degree in Biology and Geography. At a young age Mike could be found catching frogs, snakes and insects. At university he became particularly interested in invertebrate biology and natural history. Mike has traveled extensively for work and pleasure, focusing on nature and conservation. A member of the Entomology Society of Ontario, Mike is an avid photographer and has volunteered with other local conservation groups. Mike is the Young Naturalists' organizer and leader.

Craig Potter
Treasurer
Máirín Ring
Secretary
Máirín recently retired from Canadian Coast Guard. She grew up in Ireland where she took part in many outdoor activities – swimming, cycling and hiking. She continued this love of the outdoors in Ontario which has a different but also beautiful landscape – with additional free time, she is keen to learn more about elements of the local natural environment and hopes to contribute to the Lambton Wildlife organization and community.
Vacant
President Elect
Richard Maxfield
Board Member

Richard is a graduate of Western University BA and Northern Michigan University MA majoring in history. His commitment to nature and his service to Lambton Wildlife were recognized in 2018 when he received LWI’s Meritorious Service Award for his contributions. He previously served several terms as LWI Director and has also served three terms as LWI President. At present, he is the club’s Membership Secretary. Richard retired from the Suncor Energy’s Sarnia refinery. Besides his efforts on behalf of nature and LWI, he enjoys travelling with his wife Janice to experience the cultures and the natural wonders of the world.

Kelly Antaya
Board Member

Kelly has a diploma in ecosystem management as well as a bachelor's degree in illustration. Combining these specialties, she has worked in scientific illustration, invasive species management, and wildlife rehabilitation. She moved to Sarnia in 2019 and fell in love with the blue waters of Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. While she's had a lifelong passion for all animals, she has a special interest in reptiles and amphibians.

Sean Jenniskens
Board Member
Klara Esztegár
Board Member
Wanda Brown-Maxfield
Board Member
Debbie DiBrita
Board Member
James Holdsworth
Board Member
Janelle Nahmabin
Board Member
Sharon Nethercott
Board Member
Matt Parsons
Board Member