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    Our Board of Directors and staff work closely together.

    Board & Staff

    A Dedicated Team

    Our Board members bring a broad range of talents and expertise that helps guide the organization's mission, while the staff carries out the day-to-day tasks to reach our goals.

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    Board Members


    Amy Bolton


    Nancy Hargroves


    Holly Shimizu

    Executive Committee


    Skipp Calvert
    Terry Hayes
    Erich Veitenheimer


    Katy Moss Warner

    President Emeritus



    Jane Diamantis

    1st Vice Chair

    J. Landon Reeve


    Marcia Zech

    Executive Committee



    Tim J. Conlon
    Rachel Muir



    Mary Pat Matheson

    2nd Vice Chair

    Harry Rissetto

    Immediate Past Chair




    Laura Dowling
    Nancy Ross



    Beth Tuttle

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Mary Boden

    Executive Assistant & Administrative Manager

    Mary Chadduck

    Horticulture Specialist

    Beth Colton


    Janet Daniels

    River Farm Rental Events Manager

    David Ellis

    Director, Communications & Editor of The American Gardener

    Leslie Fetty

    Member Services Associate

    Susan D. Klejst

    Director, Development & Engagement

    Nora K. MacDonald

    Associate Director, Membership & Member Programs

    Viveka Neveln

    Associate Director, Communications & Associate Editor of The American Gardener

    Laura Popovich

    Development Coordinator

    Dan Scott

    Associate Director, Gardens & Facilities

    Laurie Short

    Volunteer Coordinator-Horticulturist

    Katherine Somerville

    Member Programs Associate

    Mary Yee

    Managing Editor & Art Director