||Edgewater Councilwoman Holtje
is a 15 year resident of Edgewater who
operates Administrative Purchasing Consultants,
a local company specializing in public-private
purchasing procedures for federal, state
and municipal governments, including the
Borough of Fort Lee.
She is also senior buyer and office manager
of Fort Lee Hardware & Supply’s general
and industrial divisions. The family concern
has been doing business at the same Fort Lee
location for over a half century (1947).
Councilwoman Holtje holds the highest purchasing
certification (QPA) issued by the State of
New Jersey and has completed course work in
Municipal Finance Administration, Municipal
Budget Process, Local Contracts Law and a
half dozen other government financial disciplines.
For Edgewater’s Municipal Council, she serves
as liaison to the Police Department.
Councilwoman Holtje was appointed special
liason to EdgewaterParrots.com by Edgewater
Mayor Nancy Merse in Febraury of 2005. She
is a valuable team member, especially in her
assistance with government and utility company
The Davey's have spent most of their lives
in Central and South Florida, the last decade
in South Florida watching the wild flocks
of Quaker Parrots. Jon-Mark has observed,
photographed and filmed hundreds of nest locations
and thousands of wild parrots in the South
He has combined together in photos and video,
the wonderful world of wild parrots in the
Marc Johnson is the Director of Foster
Parrots in Massachusetts.
Marc was educated in Europe where he lived
for 12 years from 1968 to 1980. After earning
his teaching credentials from the University
of London, Marc opened a pottery studio in
Battersea, London, where he learned the traditional
craft of studio pottery.
Upon his return to the US, Marc spent five
years in the Phoenix area and in 1985 moved
to the Boston area where he resumed his teaching
career at a small art school until 1987 when
he opened his studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
In 1990, Marc started Foster Parrots for
“parrot rescue, adoption, and sanctuary.”
He outfitted every room in the house with
cages, and turned the barn into a small aviary.
Today, Foster Parrots is an official animal
shelter, and Marc’s life is taking care of
260 parrots with the help of three employees
and 20 or so volunteers. You can find more
information about Foster Parrots on the Internet