Jessica Fiske Bailey, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at UC Santa Cruz, has been named the Executive Director of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum. Ms. Bailey has extensive experience in nonprofit administration, organizational development, and fundraising. She has worked at UCSC for nine years, with five years as Assistant Vice Provost of Undergraduate.
In her new role, Ms. Bailey will be focusing on the sustainability of the collections, fundraising and financial stability, and enhancing the visitor experience. A primary goal is to raise awareness in the community of the Arboretum's outstanding collections and important contributions to plant conservation and endangered species management. Congratulations!