Administration & Partners

Executive Board of Trustees

Board Chair Vice Chair
John H. Crawford, IV Jennifer Flanagan
   
Secretary Treasurer
Mason W. Stephenson David P. Poroch (Dave)
   
Legal Counsel Carol B. Tomé
Kristine M. Brown (Kristy)  
   
The Anna and Hays Mershon
President & CEO (Ex-Officio)
 
Mary Pat Matheson   
   

Committee Chairs

Immediate Past Board Chair Development
John M. Dyer Cody Partin
   
Education Finance and Endowment
H. Alan Elsas David P. Poroch (Dave)
   
Conservation Advancement Plant Collections
Ed McGinn
 

Paul M. Cushing
Retired Partner/Alston & Bird, LLP

   
Community Outreach  Strategic Planning
 TBD  TBD

Board of Trustees

Michael Auzenne (Mike) Cara Isdell Lee
Melissa Babb John Lewis, Jr.
Melissa Barra Jade A. Logan, Esq.
Molly Battin Vicki Palefsky
Charles W. Cary, Jr. (Bill) Karen Parker
Julia W. Cromartie Marc Pollack
Deborah Edwards (Debbie) Sylvia Russell
Philip Green Mark Traylor
Roya Irvani Allen Yee
Gene Kansas  

Lifetime Trustees

Douglas R. Aldridge (Doug) James Gibbs (Jim) David S. Martin
Tricia Allen Shearon Glover John Hays Mershon (Hays)
Sylvia Attkisson Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Robert E. Reiser, Jr. (Bob)
W. Moses Bond (Mose) Bernard L. Greer, Jr. (Ben) Olive Robinson
Norris A. Broyles, Jr. Sylvia Harris Deen Day Sanders
Moncure Crowder Patricia Hartrampf, Jr. Margaret Shirley
George E. N. de Man Aileen P. Hatcher Dean Dubose Smith
Mary Wayne Dixon Babette Henagan James Dean Spratt, Jr. (Jim)
Flossie Dodge Trudy Huger, Jr. Harriet Warren, Jr.
J. Rex Fuqua (Rex) John J. Huntz, Jr. Tom Woodham
     

Mary Pat Matheson

Anna and Hays Mershon President and
Chief Executive Officer

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Arthur Fix

Chief Operating Officer

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Gary Doubrava

Chief Financial Officer

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Amanda Bennett

Vice President,
Horticulture & Collections

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Jessica Boatright

Vice President,
Marketing

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Emily Coffey

Vice President,
Conservation & Research

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Ron Determann

Emeritus Vice President, 
Conservatories

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Mildred Pinnell Fockele

Gainesville Garden Director

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Tracy McClendon

Vice President,
Programs

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Leslie Myers

Vice President,
Institutional Advancement

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