Andrea is the Director of Bird Conservation for Audubon California. For the past 12 years, she has led conservation programs and worked with staff and the network of Audubon chapters across the state to implement conservation projects at high priority Important Bird Areas (IBAs). Her focus areas have been on coastal shorebird outreach and conservation, estuary restoration, and saline lakes conservation and protection. She oversees Audubon’s efforts in priority bird species and serves as the spokeswoman for bird conservation across California. Prior to Audubon California, Andrea worked at Massachusetts Audubon where she served as the Director of the Coastal Waterbird and Grassland Bird Conservation Programs. Andrea received her M.S. in Wildlife Conservation/Ornithology and her B.S. in Wildlife Biology and Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a past board member of Morro Coast Audubon and currently resides in the East Bay of San Francisco.