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MWRA Board


The Maryland Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (MWRA) was formed in 1998 for the protection and preservation of Maryland wildlife.

MWRA fulfills this purpose by acting as a support network for Maryland wildlife rehabilitators and by:

  • Providing a referral network and promoting the exchange of information and knowledge
  • Promoting and enhancing professionalism of the Maryland wildlife rehabilitator
  • Educating the general public about Maryland’s wildlife and encouraging their respect and appreciation of Maryland’s wildlife
  • Encouraging the public’s assistance in the preservation of Maryland wildlife in the face of urban development and the loss of natural habitat


Kathleen Woods
14530 Manor Road
Phoenix, MD 21131


Martha Leach
Riverdale, MD


Tina Lunson
Silver Spring, MD


Amy Lynne
Ellicott City, MD

Members At Large

Paula Goldberg
Bethesda, MD

committeeBecoming a part of the MWRA Board of Directors

Seeking great challenges concerning Maryland wildlife rehabilitation?

Want to be involved in the decision-making process of MWRA?

Interested in running for the Board of Directors? 

Here are the requirements for applying:

– You must be a paid member of MWRA for one (1) year

– You must hold a current and valid DNR* 2nd-Year Apprentice or Master Rehabilitator permit

– The deadline for submitting an application is September 12th of current year

– The chair of the Nominating Committee may conduct a telephone interview with the candidate

*DNR = Department of Natural Resources