The Board of the Waterman Conservation Education Center has appointed Christopher Audette as the new Executive Director.

The new Waterman director has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Paul Smiths College.

Audette worked as a Peace Corps Agroforestry Extension agency and was Marketing and Facilities Manager for the Swiss non-profit Help2Kids in Malawi, Africa.

Waterman Center owns six locations in Tioga and Broome Counties offering nature and environmental education programs.

For more information on the Center, go to www.watermancenter.org.