Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center Appoints Leadership Team | Homes and lifestyle
Posted on September 1, 2022
| 8:33 am
The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center introduced its 2022-23 Board Leadership Team. The Board of Directors provides strategic and policy direction to ensure that the Dunes Center work program best serves the interests of community members.
The new board includes Jennifer Harrison, chair; Brian Billones, Vice President; Robert Cooks, secretary; and Jim Corridan, Treasurer. L. Erika Weber is the new Executive Director of the Dunes Center.
“The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center serves as a natural history museum with artifacts native to our coastline,” Harrison said. “The organization is also working to bring environmental education to students in the region. As with many museums, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has presented unprecedented new challenges to staff and the organization.
The Dunes Center promotes the conservation and restoration of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes ecosystem through education, research, and support for cooperative stewardship.
“As we look to the future of the center, there is renewed optimism with the energy surrounding the organization’s programming and fundraising efforts,” Harrison said. “The Dunes Center is a small and powerful entity that impacts many in the community and I am thrilled to now lead this effort.
“As CEO, I am honored to be part of this incredible and unique organization. benefit from the support of a talented and dedicated Board of Directors, as well as a great team. I am thrilled to see the Dunes Center not only continuing its good work, but expanding its mission and reaching out to our local communities in the years to come,” she said.
The Dunes Center is a natural history museum in Guadalupe that works to conserve the unique local dune ecosystem through education, research, and cooperative stewardship. Known for its display of artifacts from Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 film “The Ten Commandments,” the Dunes Center also offers guided community hikes, classroom educational programs, and nature tours.
Learn about the Dunes Center and how to support its programming work at www.dunescenter.org, or call 805-343-2455.