Speaker: Diane Gallegos, Executive Director of Wolf Haven International
Join Tahoma Audubon for our January speaker series event. This event is free and open to the public—all are welcome!
About the program: Diane Gallegos will share the main points of our state’s wolf recovery plan and how the Wolf Advisory Group is working toward a goal of peaceful co-existence with wolves in the wild. She will also overview Wolf Haven International’s mission and its journey over the past 34 years. Through providing sanctuary for captive-born, displaced wolves, offering educational programs, and conservation efforts, Wolf Haven fulfills its mission of “working to conserve and protect wolves and their habitat.”
About the speaker: Diane Gallegos, executive director of Wolf Haven International since 2011, received her B.S. in biology from the University of New Mexico and a M.S. in resource management from the University of Oklahoma. Following her work as a field biologist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service in New Mexico, Diane held leadership positions for several nonprofits including Girl Scouts, Boys and Girls Club, and Habitat for Humanity. She has three grown children including a son and daughter-in-law in Colorado, and a daughter in New York. Diane currently lives in Thurston County with her husband Tom, two dogs and a horse.