Our Staff

Hands down, the main reason the Garden is such a great place to be and visit is because of the hard work of our dedicated staff, volunteers and trustees.  Whenever you are at the Garden make sure to say hello!


Matt Larkin, Chair
Madeline  Hooper, Vice-Chair
Ellen Greendale, Treasurer
Janet Laudenslager, Secretary

Jeannene Booher
David Carls
Mary Copeland
Jeanine Coyne
Ian Hooper
Tom Ingersoll
Daniel Kasper
Wendy Linscott
Jo Dare Mitchell
Skippy Nixon
Linda O’Connell
Martha Piper
Kip Towl
Cynthia Valles
Mark Walker
Rob Williams
KK Zutter



Executive Director
Michael Beck

Director of Horticulture
Dorthe Hviid

Director of Education
Elisabeth Cary

Membership and Volunteer Manager
Cynthia Grippaldi

Marketing and Communications Manager
Brian Cruey

Office Manager
Amy Butterworth

Head Gardener
Christine Caccamo

Senior Gardener
Duke Douillet

Buildings and Grounds Manager
Bill Cummings

Youth Education Coordinator
Jamie Samowitz

Youth Education Coordinator
Chris Wellens






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