Anniston Museums and Gardens is pleased to announce the promotion of Ms. Sarah Burke to Assistant Director.
Since Sarah’s arrival at Anniston Museums and Gardens in 2015, she has maintained a passion and devotion for our missions and brand. As Assistant Director, Sarah will be responsible for representing Anniston Museums and Gardens, assisting with operations oversight, strategic planning, and event and program planning.
In regards to her new role, Executive Director, Alan Robison, says, “Sarah brings a wealth of talent and energy to the Anniston Museums and Gardens. She is ideally suited for this role. Looking forward to serving our community with her in this position.”
Sarah has a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Jacksonville State University. She began her career at Anniston Museum of Natural History in 2015 as the Live Animal Caretaker. In these five short years, she additionally flourished in an Educational Specialist role and leadership position as Education Director. During this time, Anniston Museums and Gardens rebranded and Sarah accomplished unifying the Anniston Museum of Natural History, Berman Museum, and Longleaf Botanical Gardens’ education departments. The skills she has developed will allow her to excel in her new role.
About her promotion Sarah says, “I love being busy, not with ‘busy work’ but juggling many tasks and moving around. I have enjoyed working in the education department – performing live animal presentation, guiding tours, and organizing festivals, but I’m very excited for the new challenges and opportunities this role will bring.”