Randee Humphrey, the Garden’s Community Engagement Coordinator, completed a 13-year career as full-time Director of Education in 2018, and transitioned to a new supporting role focused on vital, mission-driven community engagement initiatives and partnerships. She launched Beautiful RVA in 2013 as a purposeful collaborative social network of individuals, organizations and institutions that advance urban horticulture, community greening and beautiful place-making. Randee sees Beautiful RVA and all it’s community-based work as a natural extension of the Garden’s heartfelt mission, as well as her own mission to live fully, be present, and serve others.
Duron Chavis serves as Manager of Community Engagement for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. He is also a collaborator in Beautiful RVA. You might see him out and about promoting urban greening and beautification or talking about food justice issues.
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