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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
Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo
Mary Copeland
Adaline Frelinghuysen
Maura Griffin
Lauretta Harris
Nancy Hickey
Ian Hooper
Tom Ingersoll
Jane Iredale
Daniel Kasper
Joanna Miller
Linda O'Connell
Wendy Philbrick
Ramelle Pulitzer
Elizabeth Roberts
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
Dana Audia
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
Mariah Baca, 413 298-4532 #22

Director of Education
Bridgette Stone
413 354-8410


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