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Southwest Monarch Study Leadership Team


Meet Our Board of Directors

You can reach us at info@swmonarchs.org

Gail Morris M.A.
Gail is the Coordinator of the Southwest Monarch Study. Her other contributions to the monarch community include serving as a Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist, Vice President on the Boards of the Monarch Butterfly Fund and Central Arizona Butterfly Association. In addition, she writes a regular feature for the Journey North Western Monarch News and co-authored “Status of Danaus plexippus in Arizona,” (2015) and other publications.

Laura Miller
Laura is a Naturalist and an avid native seed collector for our restoration projects. She is a monarch and butterfly garden educator and Research Associate for the Southwest Monarch Study.

Sharon Marmaduke
Sharon is a wife, mother, grandmother, and citizen scientist living on a small farm in Central Arizona. After a career as a university budget administrator, she now focuses on many volunteer efforts in her community. She is especially dedicated to the development and monitoring of her farm's Monarch Waystation.

Adriane Grimaldi
Adriane loved butterflies since a child growing up in California, raising Mourning Cloaks. She serves on the Board for the Central Arizona Butterfly Association and is currently Director of Education at Butterfly Wonderland, Scottsdale, Arizona.


Science Advisors

Dr. Ron Rutowski
Ron is a Professor Emeritus since 2016 after 40 years teaching and doing research on butterfly behavior and ecology at Arizona State University. He is currently President of the Central Arizona Butterfly Association and actively involved in leading butterfly counts in Central Arizona.

Dr. Scott Morris
Scott Morris's degrees in Computational Biology and Industrial Engineering make him the perfect volunteer to analyze our data to find patterns that are not immediately apparent or to determine which patterns are meaningful. He also contributes to monarch conservation through his monarch waystation in Southeast Arizona. Professionally, he leads a team developing molecular-based early cancer detection.

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