Joining the Wildlife Habitat Council staff in 2003, Thelma Redick currently hold the position of Senior Director of Conservation Content and Partnerships. Thelma brings more than 25 years’ experience in conservation education and community engagement, specializing in place-based learning and building productive partnerships. Along with overseeing the coordination of partnership plans and agreements, Thelma directs the annual Conservation Conference, on-ground workshops and training offerings and manages WHC’s on-line learning, the Conservation Academy. In addition, she coordinates the use of data gathered from WHC’s rigorous certification process to share the conservation contributions of the corporate community. Thelma holds a Masters in Non-profit Management from Robert Morris University, along with undergraduate degrees in Communications and Management; she also completed study Conservation Ecology at Chatham College’s Rachel Carson Institute, earning certifications in Environmental Education and Ecological Landscape Design. Before Joining the staff she worked as a freelance filmmaker, curriculum writer and was Director of Professional Development with ASSET (Pittsburgh, PA), and held positions with the Pittsburgh Civic Garden Center and Phipps Conservatory.