Refuge For all All Seasons Bosque NWR
Table of Contents for Nomination

Friends of the Bosque Home
Contents of Nomination Packet
Nomination & Criteria
Summary of Volunteer Service
A Few Letters

Contents of the Nomination Packet for John Bertrand as National Volunteer of the Year:

Note: Any documents enclosed with the nomination had to be relevant to the specific evaluation criteria.
Simple letters of endorsement that did not add substance to the nomination could not be included.

Please see the Letter page for some of the actual letters

Nomination: Sandy Seth, former PR Chair and current webmaster for Friends of the Bosque del Apache NWR see nomination letter

Letters, Statements and Documents specific to the evaluation criteria:

Thomas J. Melanson, Refuge Manager, Bosque del Apache NWR
Jim Savery, Retired Refuge Manager, Bosque del Apache NWR
Terrence Tadano, Sevilleta NWR Refuge Manager
Aaron Drew, Deputy Project Leader, Bosque del Apache NWR
L. Poppy Benson, Public Programs Supervisor, Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge

Leigh Ann Vradenburg, Executive Director, Friends of the Bosque del Apache NWR
Jon Morrison, President, Friends of the Bosque NWR
Nyleen Troxel Stowe, President, Amigos de la Sevilleta NWR
Dr. Park Borgeson, former PR Director, Friends of the Bosque NWR
Mary Gillard, Festival of the Cranes Committee, Friends of the Bosque NWR, Chamber of Commerce of Socorro Board Member
Don Tripp, State Representative District 49, New Mexico
Ravi Bhasker, mayor of Socorro, NM
Thomas Guengerich, editor Mountain Mail, Socorro, NM

Article about John Bertrand, "It's About More than JustCranes" by Ben Moffett, Mountain Mail Staff Writer
2 Copies of Habitat! the Bosque del Apache Refuge news magazine
3 Copies of Bosque Watch the Friends of the Bosque newsletter
Gwen Roath, letter from publisher Steppin Out
New Mexico Tech web article "Audubon Masterpiece at NM Tech made More User Friendly"
"It's more Than You Imagined" web Article from Steppin Out
Color sheet with photos of a few color panels in entryway of Visitor Center at Bosque del Apache NWR
3 Color Pages Chupadera Peak Acquisition from Friends of the Bosque del Apache NWR web site
El Defensor Chieftain Front Page, Festival  of the Cranes student art project "Crane Art!"
El Defensor Chieftain  Back Page, "Refuge Gettin' It Done with the Sun" John Bertrand , solar conversion of Bosque del Apache NWR

Summary of John Bertrand's Volunteer Service 1993-2007

Anne R. Baldwin, Supervisory Archaeologist, Espanola/Coyote Resource Area, Santa Fe National Forest