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.

Board Officers

  • Denasha A. Scott, Chair
  • John A. Zaganczyk, Vice Chair
  • Patricia Laughlin, Secretary
  • Erica J. Gottschalk, Treasurer


  • Ellen L. Boerner
  • Jay Czarapata
  • Robert L. Hanley
  • Margarete R. Harvey
  • Ronald E. Jacquart
  • Sally Kubly
  • Beth B. Perrigo
  • Karen W. Plunkett
  • Charles R. Revie
  • Michele M. Young


  • Ellen Hayward

In Memoriam

  • Matthew M. Stano