Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center

Integrating the Arts and Natural Sciences

Board and Team

Board of Directors

  • Ray A. Williamson, President, Senior Advisor and former Executive Director of Secure World Foundation, Retired Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs at the Space Policy Institute, George Washington University
  • Marilyn Holland, Vice President, supporter of the arts
  • John Baker, a.i.a. Baker Design Group, Carbondale, Mancos, CO
  • Joe Bishop, Southwest Business Development Office
  • Bud and Fran Franks, Franks and Associates
  • Petra Hinke, Founder Archiva Digital, Marketing
  • Ted Wright, Attorney

Professional Advisors

  • Henry Dudley, Co-Owner, Open Shutter Gallery, Personal and Business Advisor, Business Consultant, Dudley Company
  • Sidny Zink, CPA, Area specialist on nonprofit organizations
  • Carol Salomon, jeweler, arts activist, and supporter
  • John Anderson, IBM executive, DC, Public school consultant,President, Music in the Mountains
  • Sherri Dugdale, Director of Health Protection Division at San Juan Basin Public Health

Transition Coordinator

  • Jasper Welch, Durango Space and business consultant


  • Lee Cloy, Co-Director, Co‐Founder of Willowtail.org, Bookkeeper, Property Manager
  • Peggy Cloy, Co-Director, Co‐Founder of Willowtail.org, Residencies, Painter, Sculptor, Poet, Gardner and Landscape Imagineer