Program Personnel


Pima County Smartscape Program Personnel:

Karen Hanshaw
Program Coordinator, Senior is a “military brat” who graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona, College of Agriculture after earning an Associate of Science from Endicott College in Massachusetts. After a few years of traveling and working in other parts of the country, she returned and settled in Tucson.  Karen draws on her extensive background in education program administration, Masters of Administration from Northern Arizona University, experience in the Western Extension Leadership Development program, and her enthusiasm for landscape design and maintenance, to provide excellent water conservation and education programming in “Efficient Irrigation. Sustainable Landscapes”.

Debbie Lesko
Office Specialist, Senior is excited to be part of the Smartscape team. She previously worked for the University of Arizona at the School of Art as a Graduate Program Coordinator. She enjoys the contact with community members who are essential to the Smartscape program.