In APEC’s 40 year history there have been 9 Executive Directors. Our current Executive Director has been in that office for 24 years.
HISTORIC EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS OF APEC
|1979||John Kominski/Kim Estes|
|1982||George O. Pratt, Jr.|
|1991||Irene V. Scheid|
APEC incorporated as a non-profit in NYS on July 30, 1976.
APEC held the Grand Opening of Alley Pond Environmental Center on November 14, 1976. Officials attending included State Senator Frank Padavan, Assemblymen Vincent Nicolosi and Saul Weprin, Queens Borough President Manes, & NYC Parks Commissioner Lang.
In 1977 APEC held our first bird seed sale as a fundraiser.
In 1979 APEC designated a National Environmental Study Area (NESA) by the National Park Service, Department of The Interior
Does anyone remember these 1980’s APEC pets: Butterscotch the Belgian Hare or Opie the Opossum? What other APEC ambassador animals do you remember! Tell us at email@example.com!