After a 20-year career as a financial analyst with Fannie Mae, Josette joined the Marshall Foundation in June 2005. Under her leadership the Foundation has initiated new educational programs, spearheaded major fundraising endeavors and planted thousands of native, wetland trees. Josette is chairman of the Lake Worth Tree Board and is the National Panhellenic Conference delegate for Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity and the North American Interfraternity Foundation. She also co-chaired the fundraising effort for new educational exhibits at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, serves as assistant executive director for the Northeast Greek Leadership Conference and is a Sustainer of the Junior League.
Director of Development
Diana P. Wilson
Diana has been involved in environmental issues from more than 10 years and she has extensive experience in environmental management projects with national parks in Columbia, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. She has a B.A. in Environmental Management and a M.S. in Integrated Watershed Management from CATIE, an environmental research institution in Costa Rica. Diana joined the Marshall Foundaiton in July, 2012. She is responsible for developing and implementing school-age environmental education programs. She will lead schools and community groups through hands-on wetland exploration and help educators bring the Everglades into their class rooms. Diana is originally from Cali, Colombia.
Originally from Georgetown, Texas, Mary was first inspired to participate in the protection of the Everglades while earning her B.S. in Marine Biology and Environmental Sciences from Nova Southeastern University. In May 2012, Mary received her Masters in Environmental Sciences from Florida Atlantic University with a focus on human/environmental interactions. She is a graduate of the 2012 Marshall Foundation summer intern program and joined the staff as an education associate in August 2012. Based on her experience as an intern, Mary is excited to teach K-12students about this unique Everglades system and to encourage the next generation to become stewards of this life-giving habitat. She will also be working with John Marshall to enhance the internship program and to plan activities for the 2013 summer intern class.