Speaker Date Topic
Lori Gosselin Apr 19, 2021 12:00 PM
Community Building
Community Building

Lori Gosselin, B.A., M.Org.M.



Lori believes so strongly in the power of community building to change lives, organizations, and the world itself that she spent 3 years researching and writing a book about it; Sounding the Drum: Community Building in the Digital Age.


She is the CEO of Kalliergo Community Building Corporation, a company she founded to fulfil her mission is to spread community consciousness around the globe.


In her talks, Lori introduces the power of Community building to make leaders of organizations more effective and successful, and to support the mental health and retention of employees.  Community building (not team building – they are not the same) is relationship building and relationships form the foundation of any successful collaborative endeavour.

Don Burlett Apr 26, 2021 12:00 PM
Oakland Audubon Society
Oakland Audubon Society

Don was a Research Scientist working in the rubber industry for almost 40 years, having retired in 2016.


He has been an avid birder since he was a young boy (started off on his own without assistance).


He has birded on all 7 continents and 40 countries and all 50 states.


Statistically, he has seen: 5470 species in the world (over 50% of all species), 774 species in the ABA area (815 including Hawaii) and 352 species in Michigan.


He is President of Oakland Audubon Society (has been for the last 13 years) and was a board member at Seven Ponds Nature Center (6 years).  He is an ABA member and member of National Audubon.  He supports Sierra Club, Greenpeace and other environmental groups.


He loves to bird and travel and is also very active in helping others learn about birding and the environment.

Annual Meeting May 10, 2021
Reid Beyerlein May 17, 2021 12:00 PM