Staff & Board

Senior Staff & Managers

Susan Lacerte
Executive Director

Rebecca Wolf
Director of Education & Garden Operations, Assistant Director

Karen Simonson
Director of Finance & Administration

Olivia Cothren
Director of Development

Annette Fanara
Assistant Director of Development

Chelsea Encababian
Compost Project Manager

Joshua Feinberg
Marketing Manager

Gennadyi Gurman
Head of Interpretation

Dylan House
Public Programs Manager

Dina Matzner
Education Manager

Regina Minerva
Visitor Services Manager

Morgan Potter
Supervisor of Gardeners

Marnie Rackmill
Professional Development Manager

Wilfredo Rodriguez
Supervising Botanical Garden Maintainer

Board

Raymond D. Jasen
Chair

Nancy M. Shannon
Vice Chair

Edward R. Potter
Treasurer

Ming-der Chang, Ph.D.
Secretary

Lee-Lee Chang

Eunsil “Eunice” Chung

Jack Eichenbaum, Ph.D.

Edward M. Ip

Dr. Ari Jonisch, MD

Saul Kupferberg

Li Li

Anthony Lui

Edith L. Meyer

 Rebecca Schmutter

Jenny Zeng

EX OFFICIO

Honorable Bill de Blasio
Mayor of the City of New York

Honorable Donovan Richards
Queens Borough President

Honorable Corey Johnson
Speaker, New York City Council

Honorable Gonzalo Casals
Commissioner, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Honorable Mitchell Silver
Commissioner, New York City Parks & Recreation

Photo Credit: H. David Stein