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Executive Director, Erin Cody

Erin joined the EEC in 2015. She has a B.A. in Environmental Sciences and Ecological Restoration from the University of Washington and an M.S in Elementary Education Teacher Certification from University of Phoenix. She has worked in an elementary setting for 14 years  and has much experience in natural sciences. Erin is an avid hiker and enjoys all sorts of outdoor recreation. She enjoys life most when she is outside.

Program Manager, Carolyn Green

Carolyn joined the Verde Valley Discovery Center in 2022. She has a BA in Physical Sciences with an emphasis on Geology and Marine Sciences. Carolyn is a retired Elementary Science teacher and has always had a focus on helping students to understand the importance of water conservation and pollution prevention. She has taught in Santa Cruz County California, Yuma, Arizona and has now settled in Cottonwood. Carolyn enjoys being outdoors, especially near the water, and enjoys kayaking, hiking, and exploring the beautiful Verde Valley.

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