New Executive Director Named For Gottfried Prairie And Arboretum

The Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum Board of Directors have chosen Tracy McDermott as their new Executive Director.  McDermott, a local artist, has previously served on the Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum’s Prairie Fest board, and is Prairie Fest’s “Green Acres” creator.  With over 10 years of experience in retail management and store operations, she is looking forward to working with the non-profit community in Fond du Lac. Her professional background also includes Learning Coach, Classroom Facilitator, and Community Events Coordinator. McDermott grew up in the Fond du Lac area and has always had passion for environmental issues. She currently lives in Eldorado where her family owns a hobby farm and is working on restoring their own native prairie.  “We are very excited to have Tracy coming on board as the next Executive Director. Her passion and enthusiasm for all things environmental is contagious.  We look forward to “Growing the Gottfried” with Tracy’s leadership.” says Sally Scott, immediate past Executive Director. For more information, visit the Gottfried’s website.