Former Executive Director
Gene moved to Tucson in 1969 from Fairbanks, Alaska, where he was born. He earned a bachelors degree in electrical engineering and his MBA from the University of Arizona. He was a community gardener with CGT for 8 years and the executive director for 6 years. Under his leadership, that all-volunteer nonprofit gardening group grew from four to 20 gardens and from 60 gardeners to over 400 gardeners.