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
|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
|VICE CHAIR: Sam Dychter, M.D.
Former Superintendent – National School District
Executive Director, Collaborations: Teachers and Artists
|TREASURER: Mr. Richard L. Romney
Real Estate Investor
|SECRETARY: Ms. Jacqueline L. Reynoso
Chief Executive Officer
National City Chamber of Commerce
|Dr. Irma Gigli, M.D.
University of California, San Diego and University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Mrs. Eleanor Navarra
President and CEO
International Community Foundation
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