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Advisory Board

July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

Ellen Nalle Hass, Chair
Sarah Lodge, Vice Chair
Susan W. Peck, Vice Chair

Jane Bradley Alavi, Emeritus
Elie-Antoine Atallah
Robert A. Boyer
George W. Connell, Emeritus
Edith Robb Dixon
Moses Feldman, Emeritus
Christina Mesires Fournaris, Executive Officer*
Christopher H. Gadsden
Carole Haas Gravagno
Janet F. Haas, Emeritus
Jessie B. Hill, Global Advisor
William A. Hohns
Christine James
Jane F. Korman✝, Emeritus
Elizabeth P. McLean, Emeritus
Sandra L. McLean

✝ Deceased

James Morrissey
Susan Mathes Oberwager
Ann Reed, Emeritus
Elizabeth M. Salata
Nina Schneider
Bonnie Schorsch
John A. H. Shober, Emeritus
Mary D. Starr
Joseph B. Townsend
Martha J. Wallace, Global Advisor
Clarence Z. Wurts
Sue Young
Craig Carnaroli, Ex-officio
Ruth Chang, Ex-officio
Tai Chang, Ex-officio
William Cullina, Ex-officio
Amy Gutmann, Ex-officio
Anne Papageorge, Ex-officio
Kevin Schrecengost, Ex-officio
Marie Witt, Ex-officio

Click here to view the 2019 Strategic Plan


Director’s Office

William Cullina, The F. Otto Haas Executive Director
Patrice Sutton, Assistant to the Director


Dr. Timothy A. Block, John J. Willaman Director of Botany
Dominique Groffman, Eli Kirk Price Flora of Pennsylvania Intern
Luke Hearon, John J. Willaman & Martha Haas Valentine Plant Protection Intern
Sandy Hostetter, Librarian*
Carol Lourea-Black, Administrative Assistant*
Dr. Cynthia Skema, Botanical Scientist


Mira Zergani, Director of Development
Kristen Casalenuovo, Moonlight & Roses Event Manager*
Leslie Crane, Development Associate: Communications and Corporate Relations*
Kaelyn Farrell, Development Data and Membership Assistant
Natalie Greene, Manager, Membership and Development Data Systems
Keith Lyons, Assistant Director, Annual Fund
Chelsea Melvin, Assistant Director of Donor Engagement
Alison Thornton, Senior Associate Director of Development
Leslie Weisser, Associate Director, Corporate, Foundation and Donor Relations
Oanh Whalen, Development Coordinator

Education and Visitor Experience

Robert Gutowski, Director of Education and Visitor Experience
Lisa Bailey, Administrative Assistant Education
Cindy Bowman, Visitor Experience Supervisor*
Joyce Burian, Education Assistant and Phone Receptionist*
Michelle Conners, Events Coordinator*
Christopher Dorman, Associate Director, Visitor Experience, Rentals & Retail
Bryn Fulner, Education Office Assistant
Liza Hawley, Assistant Director, Visitor Education and Youth Programs
Trish Kemper, Urban Forestry Assistant*
John Kolanko, Visitor Experience Supervisor*
Jeanne Linkens, Education Assistant and Phone Receptionist*
Jason Lubar, Associate Director of Urban Forestry
Jan McFarlan, Assistant Director, Education and Intern Programs
Leslie Morris-Smith, Archivist*
Eliza Nobles, The Martha S. Miller & Rusty Miller Urban Forestry Intern
Sarah Ruth Peterson, Rental Manager*
Alessandra Rella, The McLean Contributionship Endowed Education Intern
Genevieve Senechal, Visitor Experience Supervisor*
Bryan Thompson-Nowak, Assistant Director, Education and Penn Outreach
Robert Wells, Associate Director of Arboriculture Outreach
Ann Marie Winicki, Visitor Experience Supervisor*

Finance & Administration

Kevin Schrecengost, Director of Finance
Karen Owens, Fiscal Manager


Anthony S. Aiello, The Gayle E. Maloney Director of Horticulture and Curator
Tom Bishop, Gardener*
Shane Campbell, Gardener
Louise Clarke, Bloomfield Farm Horticulturist
Erin Conley, Compton Horticulturist
Emily Conn, The Martha J. Wallace Plant Propagation Intern
Kate Deregibus, English Park Horticulturist
Shelley Dillard, Propagator
Lucy Dinsmore, Azalea Meadow Horticulturist
Nathaniel Flicker, The Hay Honey Farm Natural Areas Intern
Eloise Gayer, The Charles S. Holman Rose and Flower Garden Intern
Elinor Goff, Plant Recorder*
Alex Gunstensen, The Walter Root Endowed Arborist Intern
Andrew Hawkes, Assistant Arborist
Vince Marrocco, Chief Horticulturist/Rosarian
Joseph Murtaugh, Gardener
Pamela Olshefski, Curatorial Assistant*
Caitlyn Rodriguez, The Alice & J. Liddon Pennock, Jr. Horticulture Intern
Jessica Slade, The McCausland Natural Lands Horticulturist
Keith Snyder, Equipment Supervisor


Susan Crane, Director of Marketing
Ashley Angell, Social Media Strategist*
Amanda DeLeo, Business Analyst/Web Manager
Marie Mercaldo Ingegneri, Marketing Events Specialist*
Christine Pape, Publications Editor/Graphic Designer

Physical Facilities

Thomas J. Wilson, Moses Feldman Family Director of Physical Facilities
Rob Posner, Building Supervisor
Ken McDermott, Facilities Service Assistant*
Joe Mellon, Maintenance Mechanic

*Part-time Staff

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