June McBride

June joined the Bird Rescue team with over 22 years of financial leadership in a non-profit environment. Her professional expertise includes strategic financial planning and budgeting, a deep understanding of non-profit accounting principals and the ability to collaborate effectively with other team members. Over the span of her career, she has successfully managed all aspects … Read more

Matthew Melton

Matt joined International Bird Rescue in June of 2021 after 14 months of COVID-19 Response work with the Anchorage Office of Emergency Management. A lifelong Alaskan with 23 years’ experience in emergency management, oil spill response, environmental services, and oil & gas industries, Matt brings executive experience from both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Matt … Read more

Rebecca Duerr

Dr. Rebecca Duerr is the clinical veterinarian and research director at International BirdRescue’s two wildlife clinics in California. She completed her DVM, MPVM, and PhD degrees at UC Davis, with graduate work on the care of oiled Common Murres and on the nutritional energetics and physiology of Common Murres and Western Grebes. She co-edited the … Read more

Russ Curtis

Russ manages the organization’s technology systems and oversees communications. He started as a volunteer back in 1997 when he stepped up to solve some IT issues at the old bird center in Berkeley, CA. After a new modern facility was opened in Fairfield in the early 2000s, he was instrumental in launching the organization’s first … Read more