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Trustees & 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

Janet Laudenslager, Secretary

John Spellman, Treasurer

Nicholas Arienti

Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo

Mary Copeland

Adaline Frelinghuysen

Maura Griffin

Lauretta Harris

Nancy Hickey

Ian Hooper

Tom Ingersoll

Jane Iredale

Daniel Kasper

Scott Lambert

Joanna Miller

Linda O'Connell

Ramelle Pulitzer

Mark Walker

Rob Williams

Suzanne Yale

KK Zutter

Trustees Emeriti

Jeannene Booher

David Carls

Cathy Clark

Craig Okerstrom-Lang

Gloria McMahon

Jo Dare Mitchell

Judie Owens

Martha Piper

Jean Rousseau

Honey Sharp

Gail Shaw

Jack Sprano

Ingrid Taylor 



Executive Director
Thaddeus Thompson
413 320-4772

Director of Special Events
413 944-8504

Office Manager
Amy Butterworth
413 320-4794

Senior Gardener
Christine Caccamo
413 298-4532

Manager of Facilities and Operations
Shaun Colon
413 931-3207

Senior Gardener
Duke Douillet
413 298-4532

Camp Director
Rachel Durgin
413 298-4505

Seasonal Gardener 
Kevin Johnson

Education Coordinator
Kessa McEwen
413 931-3194

Visitor Center Manager
Kristine Romano
413 354-8408

Director of Horticulture
Eric Ruquist
413 298-3926, extension 20

Manager of Membership & Development Operations
Mariah Baca, 413 298-4532 #22

Director of Education
Bridgette Stone
413 354-8410

Director of Marketing Communications
Felix Carroll
413 320-4794

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