Dick, Leslie

Leslie Dick is the current Chairman of the American Livebearer Association (ALA) and is a charter member of the North American Goodied Working Group (NAGWG), as well as a member of the NAGWG steering committee.  She is the CARES for Individual Coordinator with the CARES Preservation Program.  Leslie sits on the BOD of the Northeast Council of Aquarium Societies (NEC) and has been the chairman of the NEC’s annual conventions for the past 6 years.  She was awarded the Ray Massagli Award in 2010 for her dedication to her home club, the Danbury Area Aquarium Society (DAAS) and the aquarium hobby, and was the 2012 recipient of the NEC’s Betty Mueller Memorial Award, a lifetime award for her dedication to the NEC and the aquarium hobby. Leslie has been involved in the conservation of at risk in the wild goodeids for the past five years, ever since her introduction to them at an ALA convention auction.  In her spare time, she enjoys creating crossword puzzles and making “Jeopardy” style presentations. Programs: This is (Almost) Jeopardy Care and Breeding of Goodeid species Livebearers and Goodeids Fish Jeopardy Building a Fishroom is Like Building the Eiffel Tower The Goodied Species: Conservation, Care, and Captive Breeding Livebearers C.A.R.E.S. Program Senior Jeopardy Who CARES? Collecting in Mexico