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The Mission of Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center is to empower students and families from diverse backgrounds to be healthy and active citizens through organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and nutrition education. Our Vision is to reconnect students and families to the natural environment through food, education and community engagement.

Olivewood Gardens Board of Directors
Dr. Mary L. Walshok CHAIR: Dr. Mary L. Walshok, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs, Dean of University Extension & Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego
Dennis M. Doyle, Ph.D. VICE CHAIR: Sam Dychter, M.D.
Former Superintendent – National School District
Executive Director, Collaborations: Teachers and Artists
Rick Romney TREASURER: Mr. Richard L. Romney
Real Estate Investor
Ms. Jacqueline L. Reynoso SECRETARY: Ms. Jacqueline L. Reynoso
Chief Executive Officer
National City Chamber of Commerce
Cathe Burnham Cathe Burnham
Community Advocate
Dr. Irma Gigli, M.D.
Professor Emerita
University of California, San Diego and University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Ms. Cheryle Hammond
Mrs. Eleanor Navarra

Anne McEnany Anne McEnany
President and CEO
International Community Foundation
Trish Watlington Trish Watlington
Red Door Restaurants, Wellington Steak and Martini Lounge