This week's speaker:

Amy Hartmann-Gordon - Executive Director of the Presidio Museum

Amy has worked in the areas of non-profit management and fundraising for seventeen years. She has been the Director of Presidio Museum for five years, stewarding the growth and development of the Presidio into a sustainable cultural attraction. During this time she has overseen the Museum's change in operating agreement with the City of Tucson and has stewarded the development of daily programming to enhance the regular visitor experience. 
Previously she was Director of Finance for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' 2008 re-election campaign where she managed the initiative to raise over $3 million. Amy has also worked at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum as Associate Director of Marketing and as Development Officer where she was engaged in corporate fundraising, group sales, front-gate supervision, oversight of the annual Gala and major donor interaction.  
Amy has been included in the Arizona Daily Star’s “40 Under 40” list. She has served two terms on the board of the Tucson Children’s Museum and three terms on the University High School Foundation and Alumni Association which has raised over $200,000 in four years.   Amy received her MBA in 2000 from the University of Arizona. 

About the Presidio Museum: From

The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum is located on the northeast corner of the original Presidio at 196 N. Court Ave. The Presidio Museum is a reconstruction of the original Tucson Presidio built in 1775.  Docent tours give visitors a glimpse of what life in the Presidio was like for soldiers and other residents.  Additional highlights include an original 150-year-old Sonoran row house and a 2,000-year-old prehistoric pit house.  The Presidio Museum is managed by the Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation, a not-for-profit entity whose mission is to guide and aid in the interpretation of history at the Presidio San Agustín through research, education and living history experiences.
Blacksmith Demonstration
Tucson's Presidio District
The Presidio Museum is located within Tucson's real old town, the historic Presidio District of Downtown Tucson.  Located across the street is Old Town Artisans, which houses several art galleries and shops in the longest-inhabited set of buildings in all of Tucson – built in the 1850’s, right over the remains of the original Presidio wall.  La Cocina Restaurant is located within Old Town Artisans' beautiful courtyard, and here you'll also find the Dusty Monk Pub.  For more information about the Presidio District, see