Susan Markey, Helen Engle Volunteer of the Year for 2015.
A core member of Black Hills Audubon Society leadership for more than three decades serving as Co-President, Conservation Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Echo Editor, and Publications Chair. Integral grassroots advocate; served as the Chair for the Washington State Audubon Conservation Committee. A champion for a collaborative Audubon voice at all levels. Thoughtful, insightful, steady and trusted voice for the Audubon network in Washington. A positive force for change who tackles issues and challenges with intelligence, organization, a wealth of history and wisdom. High-profile activist for water quality, growth management, critical area protection, mineral lands code, and forest practices. Citizen member representing Audubon concerns on a wide variety of committees and groups addressing open space and habitat issues, pesticide use, and siting of industrial operations.