Staff listing for the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary

Bill Taddicken - Director

Bill leads and oversees all Rowe Sanctuary programs on the 2,400-acre Sanctuary and has worked extensively on conservation of the Platte River for Sandhill Cranes, Whooping Cranes, and other wildlife. Previous positions included Assistant Director and Director of Conservation. Bill has a B.S. in wildlife biology.

Soncey Kondrotis - Office Manager

As Office Manager, Soncey oversees day-to-day management of the Center and Sanctuary. She grew up in Colorado and has lived in Nebraska for several years moving here from Virginia to be closer to family. Soncey has earned a B. A. in Business Administration.

Rebekah Yates - Education Manager

As Education Manager, Beka oversees all educational programming at the sanctuary. Such programs include school programs, summer camps, adult programs and monthly family programs. Beka received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with emphasis on biology and public outreach from Illinois State University. She has hands on experience in informal educational as an education intern at Sugar Grove Nature Center near Bloomington, IL. and working in a variety of education focused positions at the Saint Louis Zoo, including Early Childhood Instructor and most recently an Education Instructor.

Cody Wagner - Habitat Manager

Cody is responsible for maintaining the Habitat programs on the sanctuary. He grew up in rural central Nebraska near Chapman. Cody has earned a B.S. in Biology and Environmental Studies. He has previous experience from the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District, the US Fish and Wildlife Service refuge system, and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Anne Winkel -  Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival Coordinator and Outreach Assistant

Anne is the coordinator for Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival. She grew up on a farm close to Shickley, in south central Nebraska. Anne earned a B.A. in bible, religion and philosophy with a minor in women’s studies.

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