Contact Us

Eastside Audubon welcomes your questions and comments about birds and birding, as well as our programs and organization.

Photo: Spotted Towhee, by Tyler Hartje

Photo: Spotted Towhee, by Tyler Hartje


Chapter Information

Phone: 425-576-8805
Mailing Address:

Eastside Audubon
P.O. Box 3115
Kirkland, WA 98083-3115

Visit Us

Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Lower Level (Enter on State Street)

308 Fourth Avenue South
Kirkland, Washington

We are at the corner of Fourth Avenue South and State Street, with our entrance on State Street. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Chapter Leaders and Contact Information

We welcome your messages. To write to someone, please click the name. If you're interested in playing a creative part in the leadership of Eastside Audubon, please get in touch with one of us!


Executive Director: Sheila Ritchie

Executive Officers

President:  Lori Danielson

Vice President: Katherine Voss

Secretary: Cate Forsyth

Treasurer: Chris Lonowski

Board Members

All board members are at-large except for Conservation

At-Large: Linda Shen

At-Large: Megan Rutherford

Birding Chair: Michelle Lysenko

Conservation Chair: Tim McGruder

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion: Antonio Montañana

Youth Education Chair: Diane Crestanello

Education Chair: Pamela Gunther

Volunteer Chair: Jan McGruder

Committee Chairs

Birdathon: Andy McCormick

Bird Questions: MaryFrances Mathis or Eastside Audubon office

Chapter Photographer: Mick Thompson

Corvid Crier, Quarterly Print: Cate Forsyth

Holiday Gift Wrap: Char Coulbert and Roberta Lewandowski

Hospitality: Melinda Bronsdon

Juanita Bay Rangers: Wendy Fawcett

Program Night Speakers Coordinator: Laura Weisel

Photo Group: Larry Engles

Website: Tyler Hartje

Christmas Bird Count: Sharon Cormier-Aagaard

Corvid Crier, Online: OPEN

Field Trips: Dawn Huss

Community Science: OPEN

Open Board Positions

If you're interested in one of these roles, please email Sheila Ritchie, Executive Director for Eastside Audubon. Board positions are open, all positions are at-large.

Community Outreach Chair

Financial Development Chair

Communication Chair

Membership Chair