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Marie Long

Marie Long se unió a Garden como Directora de Educación en 2019. Tiene 20 años de experiencia en educación, interpretación y participación de la audiencia en tres museos sin fines de lucro: The Living Desert, Palm Springs Desert Museum y Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum....
Halee Williamson

Halee Williamson

Since 2016, Halee has led the facilities and operations team in developing an emergency management plan and asset replacement process. Halee has also held roles in membership and development at the Garden, and her responsibilities included growing the membership base....

Lauren Warren

Lauren Warren joined the Garden in 2010 and became Director of Exhibits in 2019. She manages exhibit development and implementation in partnership with Garden leadership, as well as oversees the seasonal butterfly exhibit. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Art History...

Marie Long

Marie Long joined the Garden as Director of Education in 2019. She has 20 years of experience in education, interpretation and audience engagement at three nonprofit museums: The Living Desert, Palm Springs Desert Museum and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. She has...

Kevina Devereaux

Kevina Devereaux joined the Garden in 2019 in the Human Resources department as the Manager of Workforce Development & Diversity. In 2021, she was promoted to Director of Social Responsibility & Inclusion. She oversees the Garden’s inclusion, diversity,...
Safina Ghazi

Safina Ghazi

Safina Ghazi recently joined Desert Botanical Garden as Director of Human Resources. Safina has 14 years of experience in human resources from various industries including international medical insurance, manufacturing and retail. She specializes in immigration,...
Margie Burke

Margie Burke

Margie Burke joined the Garden as Chief Financial Officer in March 2019 with over 30 years of financial management experience in both the public and private sectors. Burke’s most recent position as CFO at Hospice of the Valley makes her uniquely qualified to join the...
James Gentile

James Gentile

James Gentile joined the Garden in 2018 and provides strategic leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment. James is responsible for developing and maintaining the vision, integrity, stability and...
Dana Terrazas

Dana Terrazas

Dana Terrazas joined the Garden in 2016 with 22 years of experience in media relations, advertising, marketing, promotions, special events and community outreach. Prior to the Garden, Dana worked at ASU Gammage, Heard Museum and Child Crisis Arizona. She is a graduate...
Tina Wilson

Tina Wilson

Tina Wilson came to the Garden in 2005. She previously served as Director of Education, where she guided the education department in the development and management of innovative programming to promote environmental literacy. Prior to her arrival she taught at Broward...

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