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

Olivewood Gardens Board of Governors 2013
 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: Dennis M Doyle, Ph.D.
Former Superintendent – National School District
Executive Director, Collaborations: Teachers and Artists
 Rick Romney TREASURER: Mr. Richard L. Romney
Real Estate Investor
 Ms. Cheryle Hammond SECRETARY: Ms. Cheryl Hammond
Former Director of Sales for Latin America, AT&T
 photo (12) 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
Community Volunteer
 Ms. Jacqueline L. Reynoso Ms. Jacqueline L. ReynosoChief Executive Officer
National City Chamber of Commerce

Trish in the garden

Trish Watlington
Red Door Restaurants, Wellington Steak and Martini Lounge