Board of Directors

The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens is governed by a dedicated group of volunteers who oversee our mission, ensure effective organizational planning and maintain adequate resources. Each Board member serves a three-year term.

FBBG Board of Directors

Board Officers

  • Lee A. Riordan, Chair
  • Denasha A. Scott, Vice Chair
  • Patricia Laughlin, Secretary
  • Richard G. Hugo, Treasurer
  • Directors

    • Judy A. Dordel
    • Erica J. Gottschalk
    • Robert L. Hanley
    • Margarete R. Harvey
    • Ronald E. Jacquart
    • Geneva Johnson
    • Patricia Laughlin
    • Karen W. Plunkett
    • Harriet M. Purtell
    • Charles R. Revie
    • Roger C. Sherman
    • Matthew M. Stano
    • Michele M. Young
    • John Zaganczyk

    President/CEO

  • Ellen Hayward
  • Directors Emeritus

  • Thomas S. Barber
  • Deanna B. Braeger
  • Elaine Burke
  • Karen A. Case
  • Melissa K. Koeppel
  • Mary Ann LaBahn
  • Mary LaVelle
  • Melinda Myers
  • William J. Radler
  • Nell Schneider
  • In Memoriam

  • Joan W. Prince
  • James R. Ryan