Administration & Partners

Executive Board of Trustees

Board Chair Vice Chair
John M. Dyer John H. Crawford
   
Secretary Treasurer
Mason W. Stephenson Charles W. Cary, Jr.
   
Legal Counsel Garden Associates President
Kristine M. Brown Beth Rummel
   
The Anna and Hays Mershon
President & CEO (Ex-Officio)
 
Mary Pat Matheson  
   

Committee Chairs

Nominating Development
Carol B. Tomé Mark Traylor
   
Education Finance and Investment
H. Alan Elsas Charles W. Cary, Jr.
   
Conservation Advancement  Plant Collections
David P. Poroch Paul M. Cushing
  Roger A. Key
   
   

Board of Trustees

Melissa Babb Ed McGinn
Melissa Barra Vicki Palefsky
Jennifer Flanagan Karen Parker
Gene Kansas Cody Partin
Cara Isdell Lee Sylvia Russell
John Lewis, Jr. Stephanie Thomas Stephens
Jade A. Logan Keith M. Townsend

Lifetime Trustees

Douglas R. Aldridge James Gibbs David S. Martin
Tricia Allen Shearon Glover John Hays Mershon
Sylvia Attkisson Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Robert E. Reiser, Jr.
W. Moses Bond Bernard L. Greer, Jr. Olive Robinson, Jr.
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.
Flossie Dodge Trudy Huger, Jr. Harriet Warren, Jr.
J. Rex Fuqua 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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