About the Friends of Ulumay
Ulumay is an organization of people who are passionate about preserving
and enhancing the natural resources of the Ulumay Wildlife Sanctuary.
Some members participate in outdoor recreational activities such as
kayaking, hiking and mountain biking at Ulumay. Many members
support restoring the Ulumay Wildlife Sanctuary to a more natural state,
including the removal of Brazilian pepper trees (Schinus
terebinthifolius) - an invasive non-indigenous plant.
Friends of Ulumay is a subordinate
organizaton under Preserve Brevard, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit
organization. This structure provides tax-exempt status.
Donations to Friends of Ulumay are tax-deductable.
Monthly meetings have been held since
November 2007. Initially meetings were held at Kiwanis Island
Park. Starting in October 2011, our primary meeting location was changed
to the Merritt Island Public Library. Friends of Ulumay has
attracted a core membership group who support the organization.
The following individuals have agreed to serve as board members and
officers; they elected by the membership:
President Barbara Venuto
Vice President Vince Lamb
Acting Secretary Karin Biega
Treasurer David Biega
Speaker Coordinator Barbara Venuto
Webmaster Vince Lamb