Job Opening

I tried to get Non Birding Bill to apply for this so that way I could use him as my puppet to do my bidding and finally take complete control of the North American birding world but he flat out said "No! I will not be used in such a fashion!"

(oops, did I say the queit part loud again?) Anyway, interesting job available:

PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER–The Board of Directors of the American Birding Association (ABA) invites applications for President/Chief Executive Officer. The ABA, the leading North American non-profit membership birding organization, provides leadership and guidance for field birders with a rich array of publications, educational programs, meetings, partnerships, and networks. The ABA, located in Colorado Springs, expects its President/CEO: To possess a thorough understanding of financial management of non-profit organizations, including budgeting, and budget implementation. To understand and share passion for wild birds of the North American birding community; To provide strong, visionary leadership that inspires the board, staff, and membership, while developing the organization's potential; To have strong personnel management skills that includes team-building and conflict resolution. Additional skills needed are: Proven leadership in managing a non-profit organization; Experience in fundraising and development; Excellent oral and written communication; A strong working knowledge of staff-board relations; Ability to conduct and implement long-term strategic planning. Salary commensurate with experience. Additional information about the American Birding Association may be obtained on the ABA website (URL: To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references with contact information (including addresses, phone numbers, and email) to: CAROL WALLACE, Executive Assistant, American Birding Association, 4945 N 30th Street, Suite 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-3151.