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April 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Speaker: Dabney Sanders, Downtown Greenway Project Manager – Action Greensboro and Board Chair of Greensboro Bound Literary Festival
Topic: The Downtown Greenway Project and Greensboro Bound Literary Festival
Dabney works as the Project Manager for the Downtown Greenway – a collaborative project of Action Greensboro (Greensboro Chamber of Commerce) and the City of Greensboro.
Dabney grew up in Rhode Island, graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South in 1987 with a major in Natural Resources (Forestry & Geology) and a minor in Botany. She moved to Greensboro in the fall of 1999 with her husband, Walker, when he joined the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro as its President.
In addition to her work, Dabney is involved in a number of volunteer activities including leadership roles with Triad Stage, Eastern Music Festival, the Public Art Advisory Committee for the Piedmont Triad International Airport, and Greensboro Bound, a literary festival held annually in May. She is a former Board Member of the Weatherspoon Art Museum and former Board Chair of Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art.
Dabney was named the 2019 Jim Roach Downtown Person of the Year by Downtown Greensboro.
Dabney enjoys Greensboro and lives happily in Fisher Park with her husband Walker (a Greensboro Rotarian), their dogs Hudson and Scout, and their chickens Flora and Violet.