Tropical Audubon Society Staff
Erin Clancy, Miami Pine Rocklands Conservation
Erin Clancy joined Tropical Audubon Society in 2016 as Conservation Director. Erin holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College, a degree she previously utilized in launching high-tech start-ups both in the US and Venezuela. More recently, Erin consulted for a variety of for-profit firms and nonprofit groups, and worked as a community activist.
In her TAS role, Erin leverages her strategic planning, communications and grassroots organization skills to address the challenging environmental issues facing South Florida today, particularly Everglades Restoration -- a far-reaching project that will potentially benefit our region's wildlife, economy, fresh water supplies and quality of life.
Amy Creekmur, Events Director
Events Director Amy Creekmur joined Tropical Audubon Society in 2013 and immediately helped secure and implement the Toyota TogetherGreen Innovation Grant 2013-2014 awarded to TAS for its significant South Florida conservation work.
Day-to-day, Amy orchestrates the special events staged by TAS, including the annual Native Plant Sale, Conservation Concert series, SoMi Art Walk exhibit openings, Eco-Restoration Days, WingDing, Movie Nite and Walk in the Woods, as well as overseeing onsite private special events such as weddings, memorials and anniversary parties. She also coordinates volunteer needs for on- and off-premise events and especially enjoys nurturing the organization's diverse pool of volunteers.
Prior to joining TAS, Amy was program coordinator for TREEmendous Miami, a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to building community pride via planting, protecting and preserving trees in Miami-Dade County. During her tenure there, she developed a lasting relationship with TAS and an abiding appreciation for its conservation Mission.
In addition to her TAS role, Amy is a part-time educator for Friends of the Everglades, conducting environmental education sessions at K-12 schools. She holds an AA in Fashion Merchandising & Design from International Fine Arts College, now Miami International University of Art & Design, where she is also an adjunct professor.
Alison Enchelmaier, Education Director
Bio to come.
Leticia de Mello Bueno, Communications Director
Leticia de Mello Bueno began her association with Tropical Audubon Society first as a volunteer before formally engaging as Communications Director in 2015. She studied International Relations at Boston University and later Latin American and Food History and Hospitality at Florida International University. A creative development proessional, has since consulted for a variety of distinctive hospitality and gastronomic brands, as well as nonprofit groups such as Slow Food Miami and Les Dames d'Escoffier Miami. More recently, Leticia completed the prestigious Longhouse Scholars retreat for food writing and photography in upstate New York.
In her communications role, Leticia helps TAS "think outside the birds" to bring more people into the conversation via friendly, creative, concise content, in context that inspires conservation practices and community action. Through word-smithing, branding, design and creative strategy, Leticia strives to grow the organization's conservation Mission.