Every child. Thinking critically. Solving problems.


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Chelsea Bowdren

Development Manager

Chelsea Bowdren is the Development Manager at SARSEF team. In this role, Chelsea finds ways to engage the community to make meaningful impacts for current and future critical thinkers and problems solvers.  

Chelsea is an Arizona native who considers Tucson home. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre and Performance. She also earned a Master of Public Administration from Arizona State University where she was selected to serve in the California Civic Innovation Fellowship program and spent a year working in the City Council and Manager’s office in the City of West Hollywood. Her previous experience working with nonprofits, arts organizations, local sports teams and hospitality prepared her for this opportunity with SARSEF. Chelsea is passionate about creating meaningful and creative partnerships to help advance the SARSEF mission.  

Chelsea also enjoys spending time working frequently in the local theatre scene and exploring the beauty of Tucson.