Staff

Angelina Perez, Development Coordinator

Angie is a creative professional with combined experience in accounting, budgeting and event management. After having worked specifically for law firms for over 20 years, Angie has redirected her focus to the non profit world in search of making her work really matter. She loves collaborating with like minded people to create positive outcomes. Angie really enjoys being part of the bigger picture and making a meaningful impact in her community. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering and reading and likes to cook and share wine with her family and friends.


Joni Frederick, Office Coordinator

Since retiring as a corporate negotiator with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in Des Moines and relocating to Clear Lake in 2016, Central Garden’s has been one of Joni’s favorite places in north Iowa.  She has served the Gardens since 2017 as a committee member for the annual garden party, and now serves as its part-time office coordinator. Local music, craft beer, cooking, and caring for plants and gardens are some of Joni’s other interests.