MEET OUR STAFF

 

Mike Abkowitz

Mike Abkowitz

Director of Finance & Operations

John Hart Asher

John Hart Asher

Environmental Designer

Adam Barbe

Adam Barbe

Landscape Architect

Karen Beaty

Karen Beaty

Horticulturist

Michelle Bertelsen

Michelle Bertelsen

Ecologist and Land Steward

Lori Bockstanz

Lori Bockstanz

Director of Membership and Admissions

Peri Boylan

Development Associate

Kathy Borowski

Accountant

Liz Brewer

Liz Brewer

Horticulturist

Lynda Brick

Receptionist

Michelle Bright

Michelle Bright

Environmental Designer

Karen Clary

Karen Clary

Director of Plant Conservation

Lee Clippard

Lee Clippard

Director of Communications

Frances Cushing

Frances Cushing

Receptionist

Dick Davis

Dick Davis

Land Steward

Andrea DeLong-Amaya

Andrea DeLong-Amaya

Director of Horticulture

Monica Egan

Facility Rental Manager

Samantha Elkinton

Senior Horticulturist and Horticulture Volunteer Coordinator

Anjoli Fry

Education Coordinator

Drew Glass

Accounting Assistant

Julie Graham

Julie Graham

Education Coordinator

Joseph Hammer

Director of Product Marketing and Licensing

Kathy Hernandez

Executive Assistant

K. Angel Horne

K. Angel Horne

PR & Marketing Coordinator

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Director of Guest Experience

Cathy Justice

Cathy Justice

Horticulturist and Lepidoptera Specialist

Hans Landel

Hans Landel

Invasive Species Program Coordinator

Joe Marcus

Joe Marcus

NPIN Program Coordinator

Julie Marcus

Julie Marcus

Senior Horticulturist

Minnette Marr

Minnette Marr

Plant Conservationist

Ruth Martinez

Assistant Retail Manager

Amy McCullough

Amy McCullough

Managing Editor

Carrie McDonald

Carrie McDonald

Manager of Volunteer Services

Andrew McNeil-Marshall

Arborist

Ryan Mecredy

Ryan Mecredy

Propagation Specialist

Jonathon Merz

Jonathon Merz

Landscape Technician

Robin Murphy

Robin Murphy

Director of Development

Patrick Newman

Patrick Newman

Executive Director

Matt O’Toole

Matt O’Toole

Director of Research & Ecological Design

Danielle Pieranunzi

Danielle Pieranunzi

Director of Sustainability Initiatives

Susan Prosperie

Susan Prosperie

Propagation Specialist

Nick Richman

Nick Richman

Landscape Technician and Licensed Irrigator

Sean Watson

Sean Watson

Nursery Manager

Joanna Wojtkowiak

Joanna Wojtkowiak

Senior Graphic Designer

Leslie D. Zachary

Leslie D. Zachary

Development Specialist

Tanya Zastrow

Tanya Zastrow

Director of Programs

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The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is one of North America's
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