Ian was born in Tucson and raised in Oro Valley, Arizona. He grew up exploring the Sonoran desert and fostered a love for nature at an early age. After having graduated high school from Ironwood Ridge in 2011, he moved to Boston to receive his Bachelors degree in Music Business and Management from the prestigious Berklee College of Music. In 2015, after an internship in North Hollywood to finish out his degree, he made his way back to Tucson where he is currently working to advance his career while also serving as President of All Creeds Brotherhood.
Ali is a native Tucsonan with a deep love for the Sonoran Desert and for Sanctuary Cove. Ali has a professional background in non-profit management and event planning and teaches Digital Arts at Pima Community College.
Ali and her husband, Jackson, as currently serving as the live in caretakers of Sanctuary Cove.
Louise, a retired Marana teacher, has lived with Safford Peak framed in her picture window for three decades. Sanctuary Cove and the chapel are in full view from her front patio. Louise has always had a deep love and appreciation of the Sonoran desert. Since living there she has worked to safeguard this special area. She felt it was important to get involved with the Cove to help preserve the beauty and special meaning it holds. Louise is also passionate about walking and hiking with her golden retrievers.
E. Hardy Smith
E. Hardy Smith is a Tucson lawyer and mediator who, for three decades, has lived and raised his family in the shadow of Safford Peak as a neighbor of Sanctuary Cove. In that time, he has seen many changes to the surrounding community and difficult challenges to maintaining the beauty and tranquility of the Cove and its environs, including Saguaro National Park. Hardy joined the Board to help preserve the Cove as “a still place in a turning world” for future generations of his family and the community.
Jackson Boelts has been an artist, educator, designer for over 30 years and in that time he has won over 400 awards for his work. He has exhibited work in Moscow, Mexico City, Berlin, Warszawa, Chile, and numerous locations nationally. He is a Professor of Art at the University of Arizona, he has been a Visiting Artist at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and has taught watercolor and drawing in Orvieto, Italy.
Annie Bunker arrived to Tucson in the early 1980’s and had the most fortunate opportunity, while hiking the Cove grounds, to meet and become close with Sanctuary Cove Founder, Elmer Staggs and lifetime Board member, George Drosch. She and her husband, Chuck Koesters, were caretakers of the Cove for more than two decades. Together with the ACB Board, they were instrumental and physical forces in the building of: the guest cottage, the front of chapel gathering space, the Labyrinth, the Cove front entry and installing the new well. Annie and Chuck raised their two sons, Cooper and Wrenn, at the Cove. Annie and her family will forever be committed to carrying on Elmer’s vision of Sanctuary Cove, as a place for quiet reflection away from the noise of life.
Wrenn Bunker-Koesters was born and raised at Sanctuary Cove and is a 2014 social science graduate of the University of Arizona. Since 2016 he has lived on a 6 acre multi-generational homestead on the Big Island of Hawaii with his partner Natalie, his parents Annie and Chuck, and a flock of dogs and cats. Wrenn has been blessed with opportunities to travel the world and meet people from all walks of life. Through his travels and education, he has grown to connect with the spirit of humanity and recognize the distinct patterns that we all share, regardless of background. He now works as a farmer and serves as a board member of All Creeds Brotherhood, and strives to protect and advocate for vulnerable people and places.
Skyler Milligan-LeCroy, BS, works as a Special Projects Manager at LeCroy & Milligan Associates. Mr. LeCroy brings a BS in Business Administration.As an evaluation team member, Mr. LeCroy provides coordination, data collection, survey development, and report development on selected projects in the areas of health, behavioral health , justice and education. Outside of work Skyler also enjoys the outdoors, hiking, camping and gardening.
Board of Directors
Ian Boelts, President
Ali Boelts, Secretary
Robert Mayer , Treasurer (not pictured)
E. Hardy Smith
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