Brian “Fox” Ellis

Director of Membership & Outreach; Editor, Illinois Audubon magazine


Phone: 217.544.2473 Email:

Position Responsibilities:

The Illinois Audubon Society is a membership-based organization. Engaging, managing and retaining new members is a key focus for this position. The society’s charter and nonprofit purpose is education.  Brian’s primary focus will be educating our members and non-members on the importance of nature in our lives by methods of outreach that build on being diverse, equitable, accessible and inclusive. As editor, Brian is responsible for overseeing the production of the quarterly Illinois Audubon magazine, as well as coordinating all Illinois Audubon Society social media.