Maria Baggett

Board Member Since 2016 (Past Board Member 2011-2013)

Maria Baggett has worked in both formal and informal settings including zoos, museums, high school teaching and workforce development settings.  She previously served on the board from 2011 – 2013. Maria holds a B.S. in General Biology and a M.Ed. in Teaching and Teacher Education from the University of Arizona.  An Arizona native, Maria has lived in Yuma, Tucson and Phoenix which has fostered her deep appreciation of the Sonoran Desert.  Family vacations to the great national parks imprinted her love of nature from a young age.  Maria’s latest adventure includes becoming a parent for the first time and raising a new nature lover.