In accordance with the bylaws of the American Birding Association, the Board of Directors has set the date for the next Annual Meeting of the Members of the Association for Saturday, November 9, 2019. Time and place are 4:00 PM, Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, to be held at the Harlingen Convention Center, 701 Harlingen Heights Drive, Harlingen, TX 78552.

The official Notice of the Meeting and the Proxy will be distributed to members on or after August 11, 2019, but no later than October 9, 2019. The Notice will contain the time and location and other information about the Annual Members’ Meeting and will mail with the August 2019 issue of Birding magazine.

You may also call the ABA with questions about attending the meeting at 800-950-2473, or by email [email protected].

More information about the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival can be found at www.rgvbf.org.

We are pleased to announce that following the membership meeting, we will be celebrating the ABA’s 50th Anniversary beginning at 6:15 PM with a live recording of the American Birding Podcast and a fun, entertaining evening program. The program will also occur at the Harlingen Convention Center. More information can be found here: www.aba.org/50th/.

Hope to see you there,

Jeffrey Gordon
President, American Birding Association

~ Notice of Annual Meeting ~

Pursuant to the provisions of Article II, Section 4(c) of the Bylaws of the American Birding Association, Notice is hereby given to members of the American Birding Association, Inc. that the Annual Meeting of Members will be held on Saturday, 9 November 2019 at 4:00 PM, at the Rio Grande Valley Bird Festival, to be held at the Harlingen Convention Center, 701 Harlingen Heights Drive, Harlingen, TX 78552, and at any adjourned meeting thereof, as follows:

1 • The election of directors, as described on the reverse;

2 • For such other matters as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments thereof.

Only members who are in good standing as of 9 November 2019 will be entitled to vote at this meeting.

If you do not expect to attend the meeting in person, please complete the proxy ballot below (388K PDF digital signature acceptable), and email to [email protected]. Unless otherwise directed by you, your proxy will be voted for all nominated directors.