Directors

Director 
Tim Wells

timothw@gmail.com

Tim is a resident of La Plata, MD, graduated from La Plata High School and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Clemson University. He has been employed as a Conservation Engineer with the Charles Soil Conservation District since 2013. His knowledge regarding the importance of employing conservation best management practices, and how it benefits avian habitat, will benefit the mission and goals of our society greatly. In addition to birding, Tim is a member of the Oyster Management Reserve with the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, volunteers at the American Chestnut Land Trust in Prince Frederick as a Master Naturalist and enjoys hiking, barbecuing, and tennis. Anything to be outside!

Director
Greg Klesch

greg.klesch@gmail.com

Greg is a retired Navy helicopter pilot and works as a contractor performing operations research and program analysis at Patuxent River Naval Air Station.  Since his first love is biology and he enjoys connecting with nature, his wife Georgiana suggested they participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Indian Head Rail Trail, that’s where he first met Lynne and was introduced to the Southern Maryland Audubon Society.  Greg currently serves on our Conservation Committee as a representative for St. Mary’s County and also volunteers as the Bald Eagle Nest Monitoring database manager for Maryland Bird Conservation Partnership.

Director
Tracey Stuller
tmddvm@gmail.com


Tracey is a small animal veterinarian and professor of Biology at the College of Southern Maryland. She has a background in wildlife rehabilitation and has been our Education Chairman for the last year. She is excited to learn from our members, and to be involved with the society achieving its important missions and work.

Director
Elena Gilroy
elenabode@yahoo.com

Elena Gilroy is a Park Ranger for the Maryland Park Service. She lives with her husband and 2 year old twins on a farm in Ironsides, MD where she raises sheep, rabbits, cattle, produce, and field crops.  Her favorite activities include nature photography, kayaking, and spending time with her family.  Her current favorite birding opportunity is monitoring the Osprey nests at Smallwood State Park.

Director
Tom Seaton

tjsaccokeek@gmail.com

Tom has been a resident of southern Maryland since 1992 and an avid birder since he was sixteen.  He lives in Waldorf with his wife and two children.  After a stint in the Navy JAG Corps, he joined EPA in 1988, where he currently works as an attorney in EPA’s criminal enforcement program, and previously worked in the Agency’s Office of Water.  For the past few years he has been assisting Maryland-DC Audubon and the Maryland Bird Conservation Partnership sponsored  breeding bird surveys at Parkers Creek and Mattawoman Natural Environment Area.  Besides birding, he enjoys playing classical guitar, cooking, and family life. He has a degree in history from the University of Connecticut, and a law degree from Pepperdine University.