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Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale, Inc. Board

Christine Kovach, Chair
Mike Surguine, Vice-Chair
Mike Miller, Treasurer
Lynne Lagarde, Secretary
Dr. Art DeCabooter
Diana Yazzie Devine
Joan Fudala
John Graham
Dan Gruber
Steve Hilton

Ex-Officio

Rachel Sacco
Wellington Reiter

Advisory Board

Richard Bowers
Dr. Robert Breunig
Dr. Lattie Coor
John Flicker
Dr. Jan Gehler
Robert Perciasepe

Staff

Executive Director
Sam Campana

Director of Development
Randy Schilling

Executive Assistant
Cecilia Riviere

MEDIA

Take a look at media coverage regarding Scottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center:

Peek at the Peak A Peek at the Desert Discovery Center and Education (March 31, 2017)

Peek at the Peak New Desert Discovery Center Information Available (March 1, 2017)

ASU NowASU Center to Teach Community about Thriving in the Desert (January 25, 2017)

Arizona RepublicMy Turn: Scottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center will Respect the McDowell Sonoran Preserve (January 23, 2017)

Scottsdale IndependentScottsdale Desert Discovery Center Community Workshops Set for Nov. 30 (November 28, 2016)

Peek at the Peak  Desert Discovery Center Alert: Community Workshop (November 15, 2016)

Peek at the Peak  Thinc Design Publishes Summary of Outcomes for Scottsdale’s DDC (October 13, 2016)

Peek at the Peak Scottsdale DDC Project Update News (October 7, 2016)

Phoenix Business Journal Design firm behind NYC’s 9/11 memorial heading up Desert Discovery Center project in Scottsdale (October 3, 2016)

KJZZ  Scottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center Aims for Small Footprint and Big Vision (September 29, 2016)

Arizona RepublicScottsdale’s Proposed Desert Discovery Center: 5 Big Questions (September 24, 2016)

Arizona Republic5 Critical Facts About the Desert Discovery Center (September 23, 2016)

Arizona RepublicProposed Desert Discovery Center Won’t Get a Public Vote (September 21, 2016)

Arizona RepublicScottsdale Desert Discovery Center Critics Remain Steadfast in Fight for Public Vote (September 21, 2016)

KJZZPetition to Require Vote on Scottsdale Preserve Projects on Hold (September 20, 2016)

AZFamily.com (Ch. 3)Public Won’t Vote on Controversial Scottsdale Preserve Project for Now (September 20, 2016)

Peek at the PeakIs Civil Discourse Possible Regarding the Desert Discovery Center? (September 16, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentGulick: Desert Discovery Center Debate Getting Lost in Personal Attacks, Lies (September 14, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentScottsdale Discovery Center Will Represent the Values of Our Community (September 7, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentThe Community of Scottsdale Enthralled by Desert Discovery Center Concerns (September 7, 2016)

KJZZDisagreement over the Future of Scottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center (August 29, 2016)

azcentral.comAndrew Chippindall My Turn: Kudos for Hiring Architect for Desert Discovery Center (August 22, 2016)

Arizona RepublicScottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center Could Get a Public Vote (August 6, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentBob Cafarella and Art DeCabooter My Turn: Desert Discovery Center Historical Record (July 29, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentScottsdale Environmental Board Discusses DDC “Green Building” (July 21, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentSwaback Partners Get Scottsdale Desert Discovery Center Contract, Again (June 9, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentTourism Chieftains: Scottsdale Desert Discovery Center Vote Shows Foresight (June 8, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentCarolyn Allen: Bringing the Scottsdale Preserve Vision to Life: The Facts (June 3, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentDDCS Hosts Fundraising Film Festival (May 31, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentNew stage in Scottsdale Desert Discovery Center saga takes shape (April 27, 2016)

Arizona RepublicDan Gruber My Turn: 9 facts about Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale (April 19, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentScottsdale DDC conversations to begin April 20-21 (April 14, 2016)

Sonoran NewsScottsdale launches community conversations on Desert Discovery Center concept (April 6, 2016)

Arizona RepublicMeetings Coming up on Desert Discovery Center in Scottsdale (March 21, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentScottsdale Launches Community Conversations on Desert Discovery Center (March 17, 2016)

Arizona Republic — 3 ways to make Scottsdale an even bigger draw (March 3, 2016)

Arizona Republic — Scottsdale commits $1.7M for Desert Discovery Center (January 15, 2016)

McDowell Mountain Ranch Real Estate News (January 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentOlson: People are the lifeblood of the Desert Discovery Center (January 13, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentScottsdale City Council lays foundation for Desert Discovery Center (January 13, 2016)

City of Scottsdale  Scottsdale approves continued evaluation of Desert Discovery Center concept (January 13, 2016)

Scottsdale IndependentDesert Discovery Center Poised to Boost Scottsdale Businesses (December 10, 2015)

McDowell Mountain Ranch Real Estate News (November 2015)

McDowell Mountain Ranch Real Estate News (September 2015)

McDowell Mountain Ranch Real Estate News (July 2015)

McDowell Mountain Ranch Real Estate News (May 2015)

Arizona Republic Scottsdale moving ahead on Desert Discovery Center (April 14, 2015)

Scottsdale IndependentDesert Discovery Center likely to get Scottsdale City Council direction (March 18, 2015)

Scottsdale Republic People’s Preserve celebrates 20 years (February 26, 2015)

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Desert Discovery Center Presentation

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