“Sandy Shapiro has been appointed executive director of the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Shapiro, a resident of Bay Harbor Islands, is a longtime board member of the the Miami Beach Garden Conservancy, the nonprofit organization that manages the garden. She is also a volunteer and leader of the Miami Beach Garden Club, currently serving as the club’s co-president.

Shapiro will lead the garden’s staff of six employees, oversee maintenance and improvements to the 2.6-acre botanical garden, and lead marketing, membership and fundraising initiatives.

“Sandy is ideally qualified to lead the Miami Beach Botanical Garden as we continue to enhance our botanical collection, present useful programming to our community and provide a peaceful, green respite to visitors and residents of Miami Beach,” said Marty Mueller, president of the Miami Beach Garden Conservancy…”