Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, Dunes Learning Center consists of an amazing and generous group of people who support the organization with their time, knowledge, talent, experience, and philanthropy.

Board of Directors
Deb Backhus, President 
David Wright, Vice President 
Abir Clark, Treasurer 
Zully JF Alvarado, Secretary 
Teresa Massa, Immediate Past President 
Lee Botts, President Emeritus

Board Members
Alison Anastasio
Lisa Beck
Tyler Botbyl
Jeff Edstrom
Laura Hennessey
Chris Hoham
Victoria Jastrzebski
Reggie Korthals
Donna Lind
Joshua Long
Joan Machuca
Eric Neagu
Bill Payonk
Joan Solbeck
Maureen Turman

Advisory Board Members
Ken Schoon
Dale Heinz
Kay Nelson

 

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Staff
Geof Benson, Executive Director 
gbenson@duneslearningcenter.org

Michelle Krueger, Marketing & Development Manager
mkrueger@duneslearningcenter.org

Liz Greenwald, Admissions Director
lgreenwald@duneslearningcenter.org

Suzanne Versteeg-Radzik, Accountant
sversteegradzik@duneslearningcenter.org

Diane Brown, Food Service and Facilities Director
dbrown@duneslearningcenter.org

Erin Crofton, Education Director 
ecrofton@duneslearningcenter.org

Alisha Zick, Outreach Education Coordinator
azick@duneslearningcenter.org

Jaime Golba, Residential Education Coordinator
jgolba@duneslearningcenter.org

Anthony Escobedo, Chief Naturalist
aescobedo@duneslearningcenter.org

Outreach Educators
Dena
Ellie

Naturalist Interns
Alana Murray, Senior Naturalist
Alyson
Baleigh
Ellie
Grace
Marisa
Megan
Tricia

Kitchen Staff
Liz Ailes
Jerry Brown
Vanessa Gardner
Merry Janowsky
Alexandra Schaefer
Katie Swarner
Susan Swarner
Shayne Wassell

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