Sara Gilliam is the program assistant at the Cooper Foundation. Prior to her current position, she worked for more than a decade in nonprofit and higher education communications. She has a Master of Fine Arts degree from George Mason University and a Master’s in Education from Doane College.
Sara is delighted to assist with writing and editing for the Southern Heights Food Forest initiative. A former Dimensions/Nature Explore board member, Sara is deeply committed to nature-based education and environmental sustainability in her hometown of Lincoln. Her husband, John, is IT Director at Nature Explore. Their son, Coltrane, could earn an Olympic medal in dirt-digging and bug-spotting.