Pat Byington

Pat Byington

Pat Byington

Pat Byington

Pat is the Executive Director of Wild South

He has been involved with EEAA for 10 years and is an incumbent seeking reelection to the board.

His affiliations include:

Executive Director, Alabama Conservancy (1989-1997)

Board of Trustee Forever Wild (1996-2002)
Member – Alabama Environmental Management Commission (2001-2006)

Southeast Associate Director, The Wilderness Society (2005-2010)

Southern Environmental Center at Birmingham Southern College (2000-2007)

Publisher, Bama Environmental News (1998-2014)

His post-secondary education:

University of Alabama – Environmental Studies (1988)

His experiences in environmental education:

I have worked closely with environmental educators for more than 26 years in Alabama through my non-profit work.  Last year, I organized with Sara Bright and Paulette Ogard the distribution of the “Butterflies of Alabama” book to every public school in the state.

His goals for EEAA:

  • Increase the EEAA membership
  • Educate state “decisionmakers” about the importance of environmental education
  • Promote Alabama’s environmental education centers