On June 7, 2023, the SFBJV community came together to celebrate, bid farewell, and thank Sandra Scoggin for her 20 years of service to the JV, and to acknowledge her nearly 30 years in wildlife conservation. Several partners highlighted Sandra’s accomplishments and leadership, speaking to her dedication, hard work, kind and inclusive leadership style, and her incredible ability to forge and sustain caring professional relationships.
In her parting thoughts, she emphasized her passion for birds and wildlife conservation, her gratitude for the honor of working with such a phenomenal group of partners and staff, and her hopes that in her work she has inspired others and made a difference. Partners shared tender-hearted sentiments about their work with Sandra over the years, ensuring that her hopes had been realized throughout her duration at the JV. If you’d like to share photos from the event, please contribute to this folder.