You are here

Board

President

Brian Vogt has been CEO of Denver Botanic Gardens since April 2007. In that time, attendance has grown to over 1.3 million per year, programs have been launched to address access to food in urban areas, a comprehensive diversity and inclusion...

Vice President

MaryLynn Mack is the Chief Operating Officer at South Coast Botanic Garden. Previously, she was the Director of Operations at Desert Botanical Garden where, in collaboration with the Executive Director, she was responsible for the vision,...

Treasurer

Bruce A. Harkey, President and CEO, joined Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in 2007.  Inspired by horticulture, the Conservatory elevates quality of life and connects the community through educational, cultural and social...

Secretary

Carmia Feldman has held the position of Assistant Director at the UC Davis Arboretum (now UC Davis Arboretum & Public Garden) since 2006 and previously served as the Education Director since 2001. She has helped develop and implement the UC...

Past President

Bill LeFevre is executive director of Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University. His education includes a B.S. in Landscape Design from the University of Connecticut and a M.S. in Public Horticulture Administration as a fellow in the Longwood...

Director at Large

Marnie Conley joined Longwood Gardens as Marketing Department head in August 2009. Marnie is responsible for managing all aspects of a holistic marketing operation designed to achieve institutional attendance, revenue, and brand goals. Marnie...

Director at Large

Michael is the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University's Keeper of the Living Collections, only the second “Keeper” in the 147-year history of the Arnold Arboretum. Curator of the Living Collections since 2007, he was promoted to Keeper in summer...

Director at Large

Grace Elton is CEO of Tower Hill Botanic Garden, a 132 acre garden in Boylston, MA. Overlooking the Wachusett Reservoir with views of Wachusett Mountain, this 30 years old garden is overseen by the 175 year old Worcester County Horticultural...

Director at Large

Patrick has worked in leadership, living collections management, herbarium curation, rare plant survey, floristic inventory, laboratory research, and land management for botanic gardens, universities, government, and private interests. If asked...

Director at Large

Charles Hunter NPD presently holds the position of Director of Horticulture with the  Niagara Parks Commission.  Since becoming a graduate of the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture in 1995 Mr. Hunter has held a broad spectrum of positions...

Director at Large

Scott Jamieson is the Vice President of Community Partnerships and Midwest Division Leader for Bartlett Tree Experts. He also leads the Bartlett Inventory Solutions team, which provides tree inventory and management plans for clients throughout...

Director At Large

Stephanie Jutila, is a passionate horticulturist who has dedicated her career to connecting people to plants. In 2011 Stephanie was named the first President and CEO of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Stephanie has led the transformation...

Director at Large

Nancy Kartes discovered the joys of public gardens through student internships while earning a bachelor’s degree in Ornamental Horticulture at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. After graduation, Nancy joined the...

Director at Large

Donna McGinnis is President & CEO of Naples Botanical Garden in Naples, Florida, a subtropical garden and restored Florida preserve adjacent to the Everglades.  Donna is a native of Seattle and spent many years in St. Louis, Missouri, where...

Director At Large

Born and raised in Ohio, Adriana Quiñones began volunteering at the Dawes Arboretum in 1996, learning about public horticulture. After a year working with the propagator, she went to school and received her Bachelors’ of Science degree, summa cum...

Council of Communities Chair

Cynthia Druckenbrod, M.S. served as Vice-President of Horticulture at Cleveland Botanical Garden from 2007 to 2017. Prior to that she oversaw the Gardens' 18,000 square foot Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse from 2000-2007. Her specialties...

EX OFFICIO

Appointed in 2012, Casey is the Executive Director of the American Public Gardens Association. He and his team serve and support over 585 gardens and their 9,000+ allied members located throughout America and 14 countries. Collectively, these...