7:30 WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 - JOIN THE WLABC IN WELCOMING AMANDA PLANTE WITH SOCAL PARROT
A NONPROFIT WORKING TO RESCUE, EDUCATE AND PROTECT WILD PARROTS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
Amanda Plante is a Navy veteran with a passion for parrot education and conservation. She grew up in the Midwest on a small farm and from a very early age, cared for many different types of animals. She's been a volunteer with San Diego based Project Wildlife for the past five years and supports the organizations Raptor Team and Education Team. Leading the development & education team at SoCal Parrot, Amanda will continue to make parrot care, conservation and education of the public a main focus while ensuring the organization achieves the funding needed to care for San Diego's naturalized parrots.
Amanda has a Bachelor of Science and an MBA in project management and information systems. She is currently finishing her certificate in nonprofit management from the University of San Diego. She works in the information technology (IT) field supporting the Navy as a Department of Defense employee.