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Michael Wright


Mrs. Wright was elected as a NMFWA Director-At-Large in 2019. She is a member of most NMFWA working groups.   She is a past chairman for the NMFWA’s Bird/Animal Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) Working Group (WG). Her term as a chairman and immediate past chairman for the BASH WG ran from 2012 to 2016.

Mrs. Wright has over 14 years of experience working with Natural Resources for the Department of Defense (DoD).  Her DoD natural resources career started in 2003 as a Wildlife Research Biologist for the US Army out of Fort Carson Military Reservation in Colorado thru the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

Currently, Mrs. Wright is a US Navy Natural Resources Specialist and certified Airport Biologist.  She serves as an installation Natural Resources Manager and Team Leader for several installations in the Mid-Atlantic region and is home based out of Naval Air Station Oceana’s Public Works Department. She has been in this position since 2007.

Mrs. Wright provides assistance to any US Department of Defense (DoD) facility, primarily in the state of Virginia, related to bird management as part of her duties as a DoD Partners in Flight (PIF) representative. Mrs. Wright started with DoD PIF in 2003 as the Western US Research and Monitoring Representative. She took on the roll as the Virginia DoD PIF steering committee representative in 2007. Mrs. Wright serves on several DoD PIF working groups.

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