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Dawn Watson

Scenic Hudson Land Trust Vice Chair

Scenic Hudson Board Member

Dawn is a fine art photographer whose work has been seen in regional and national juried exhibitions and is held in private collections. She is a former principal of Averdale International, an investment company based in Irvington, where her focus was on market development. She is director of the Davada Foundation, her family foundation, advocating for environmental, cultural, and health initiatives. A former NYC-based dancer/choreographer and longtime resident of Hastings-on-Hudson, Dawn served on the board of the Rivertowns Arts Council as chair of dance events for over a decade and was instrumental in implementing the cultural arts programming in local school districts.