Staff & Board

Senior Staff & Managers

Susan Lacerte
Executive Director

Rebecca Wolf
Director of Education & Garden Operations, Assistant Director

Stephanie Ehrlich
Director of Development

Wai Li
Director of Finance & Administration

Annette Fanara
Assistant Director of Development

Elsa Higby
Project Manager, NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden

Dylan House
Public Programs Manager

Regina Minerva
Visitor Services Manager

Morgan Potter
Supervisor of Gardeners

Marnie Rackmill
Professional Development Manager

Wilfredo Rodriguez
Supervising Botanical Garden Maintainer

Anne Tan-Detchkov
Marketing Manager

Ebony Wiggins
Special Events & Rental Manager


Pauline Huang

Suzanne Brienza
Vice Chair

Neil Fleischman

Michael Bronstein

Willa B. Brody

David Cinelli

Julia Ermish

Nazneen “Lucy” Hossain

Debra Lodge

Edith L. Meyer

Bianca Ng

MeeSeung “Judy” Ng

Larry Oskowsky

Frank Santoro

Jeanmarie Schieler

Michelle Stoddart


Honorable Bill de Blasio
Mayor of the City of New York

Honorable Melinda Katz
Queens Borough President

Melissa Mark-Viverito
Speaker, New York City Council

Honorable Tom Finkelpearl
Commissioner, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Honorable Mitchell Silver
Commissioner, New York City Parks & Recreation

Photo Credit: H. David Stein