Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Staff

Advisory Board

July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015


Jane Bradley Alavi, Chair
Pamela M. Hill, Vice Chair
Moses Feldman, Vice Chair

Williams J. Agate, Jr.
Rebecca W. Bushnell
Peter C. Cilio
George W. Connell, Emeritus
Edith Robb Dixon
Christina Mesires Fournaris
Christopher H. Gadsden
Carole Haas Gravagno
Janet Haas
Dorrance H. Hamilton, Emeritus
Ellen Nalle Hass
William A. Hohns
Charles J. Ingersoll
Christine James
Jane F. Korman, Emeritus
William F. McLaughlin, Jr.

Elizabeth P. McLean, Emeritus
Sandra L. McLean
James Morrissey
Susan W. Peck
Betty J. Pettine
Ann Reed, Emeritus
Nina Schneider
John A. H. Shober, Emeritus
Martha J. Wallace
Clarence Z. Wurts
Susan G. Smith, Ex-officio
Amy Gutmann, Ex-officio
Craig Carnaroli, Ex-officio
Anne Papageorge, Ex-officio
Marie Witt, Ex-officio
Paul Meyer, Ex-officio
Kevin Schrecengost, Ex-officio
Katherine Feeney, Wharton Nonprofit Board Leadership Program FY15

Click here to view the 2012-2016 Strategic Plan


Staff

Director’s Office

Paul W. Meyer, The F. Otto Haas Executive Director
Patrice Sutton, Assistant to the Director


Botany

Dr. Timothy A. Block, John J. Willaman Director of Botany
Carol Lourea-Black, Administrative Assistant*
Matt Seibert, Librarian*
Jacob Golan, John J. Willaman & Martha Haas Valentine Plant Protection Intern
Dr. Cynthia Skema, Botanical Scientist
Natasha Phillips, Eli Kirk Price Flora of Pennsylvania Intern


Development

Mira Zergani, Director of Development
Kristen Casalenuovo, Development & Special Events Coordinator*
Leslie Crane, Development Communications Associate*
Meggan Kucinskas, Manager, Membership and Development Data Systems
Jessica Lynch, Associate Director, Annual Fund
Chelsea Melvin, Development Coordinator
Sylvia Studenmund, Membership Assistant*
Alison Thornton, Senior Associate Director, Annual Giving Programs
Leslie Weisser, Associate Director, Corporate, Foundation and Donor Relations
Michelle Wexler, Associate Director, Individual Giving


Finance & Administration

Kevin Schrecengost, Director of Finance
Lynn Omlor, Administrative Assistant*
Karen Owens, Fiscal Manager


Horticulture

Anthony S. Aiello, The Gayle E. Maloney Director of Horticulture and Curator
Tracy Beerley, The McCausland Natural Lands Horticulturist
Tom Bishop, Gardener*
Shane Campbell, Gardener* Louise Clarke, Bloomfield Farm Horticulturist
Kate Deregibus, English Park Horticulturist
Shelley Dillard, Propagator
Lucy Dinsmore, Rose Garden Horticulturist
Elinor Goff, Plant Recorder*
Aaron Greenberg, Walter Root Endowed Arborist Intern
Andrew Hawkes, Assistant Arborist
Jenny Lauer, Charles S. Holman Rose and Flower Garden Intern
Vince Marrocco, Chief Horticulturist
Joseph Murtaugh, Gardener
Pamela Olshefski, Curatorial Assistant*
Anna Bower, Hay Honey Farm Natural Areas Intern
Keith Snyder, Equipment Supervisor
Danielle Swanner, Martha J. Wallace Plant Propagation Intern
Iana Turner, Azalea Meadow Horticulturist
Lauren Weeks, Alice & J. Liddon Pennock, Jr. Horticulture Intern


Marketing

Susan Crane, Director of Marketing
Stephanie McNabb, Web Manager*
Marie Mercaldo Ingegneri, Marketing Events Specialist*
Christine Pape, Publications Editor*


Physical Facilities

Thomas J. Wilson, Director of Physical Facilities
Darryl Lourea-Black, Building Supervisor
Ken McDermott, Facilities Service Assistant*
Joe Mellon, Maintenance Mechanic
Jamie Pavlovich, Facilities Service Assistant*
Robert Posner, Facilities Service Assistant*
Peter Shields, Facilities Service Assistant*
John Holman, Facilities Service Assistant*
Michael Burnett, Facilities Service Assistant*
Frank Hollingsworth, Facilities Service Assistant*


Public Programs

Robert Gutowski, Director of Public Programs
Lisa Bailey, Administrative Assistant Education
Corey Basset, Martha S. Miller Urban Forestry Intern
Joyce Burian, Education Assistant and Phone Receptionist*
Michelle Conners, Events Coordinator*
Christopher Dorman, Assistant Director for Visitor Services and Hospitality
Melanie Flynn, Visitor Services Supervisor*
Liza Hawley, Assistant Director, Visitor Education and Youth Programs
Jason Lubar, Associate Director of Urban Forestry
Jan McFarlan, Assistant Director, Education and Intern Programs
Leslie Morris-Smith, Archivist*
Miriam Pinsker Von Essen, Assistant Director, Education and Penn Outreach
Scott Rinehart, Education Assistant and Phone Receptionist*
Michelle Smith, Visitor Services Supervisor*
Tiffany Stahl, Education Program Specialist*
Claire Sundquist, McLean Contributionship Education Intern
Robert Wells, Associate Director of Arboriculture Outreach
Sylvia Wierner, Visitor Services Supervisor*
Ann Marie Winicki, Visitor Services Supervisor*

*Part-time Staff


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The Arboretum is open as usual.
Please note that winter weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.

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