Meet Our Board of Directors

(Left to Right): Amanda Acosta, Rasine Gillett, Janelle Chanona, Mike Heusner, Francis Canto Jr., Randal Taylor, Kevin Geban, Ernest Raymond Sr., Mariana Ancona, Earl Green, Virginia Burns-Perez, Lascelle Tillett.

Not pictured: Carlton Young and Simon Reardon Smith.


The Board of Directors of Belize Audubon Society are responsible for the policy setting, fiscal guidance, and ongoing governance of the Society.


Our elected Board of Directors for Belize Audubon Society 2019-2020 are: Ernest Raymond Sr., President; Mike Heusner, 1st Vice President; Carlton Young, 2nd Vice President; Simon Reardon Smith, Treasurer; Rasine Gillett, 1st Secretary; Lascelle Tillett, Director; Kevin Geban, Director; Randal Taylor, Director; Francis Canto Jr., Director; Virginia Burns-Perez, Director; Janelle Chanona, Director; Mariana Ancona, Director; Earl Green, Immediate Past President. Newly elected persons were Rasine Gillett, 1st Secretary; Francis Canto Jr., Director; the post of 2nd Secretary is vacant.


The Board is comprised of 15 voluntary members who are elected from BAS’ general membership. Elections are held during the Annual General Meeting which is held no later than May 31 of each year.

The Board is comprised of the following officers:

  • President
  • 1st Vice President
  • 2nd Vice President
  • 1st Secretary
  • 2nd Secretary
  • and eight (8) Directors.

According to BAS Articles of Association, the Immediate Past President holds an honorary seat with full voting privileges. The Executive Director is an ex-officio member of the Board.