Staff & Board

Board Of Directors

Idaho Botanical Gardens Board of Directors provides vision, direction and support for the Garden’s development, programs and events.

 


OFFICERS

Kip Bryson, President
Karena Boesel, Vice President
Marlayna Elledge, Treasurer
Sonya Lenzi, Secretary
Kathy Yoshida, Recorder

Chris Wiersema, Executive Director

MEMBERS

Allen Deitz
Christopher Pooser
Dena Shipton
Jason Prince
Rich Toney
Rick Turner
Sara Berry
Steven Turney
Chantel West

 

 

Meet The IBG Staff

Idaho Botanical Garden staff, through their labor and dedication, brings the Garden’s Master Plan towards fruition.



Meghan Allen

Office Assistant, Visitor Services Staff
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Janice Black

Garden Teacher
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Rod Burke

Horticulture Outreach Director
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Karen Christeson

Volunteer and Site Rental Programs Manager
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Ann DeBolt

Botanist
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Elizabeth Dickey

Education Director
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Jennifer Dunmire

Membership Manager, Website Administrator
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Lois Hibbs

Bookkeeper Assistant
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Enid Laursen

Visitor Services Staff
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Michele Lesica

Horticulturist
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Nell Lindquist

Garden Tour Coordinator, Nursery & Greenhouse Coordinator
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Toby Mancini

Horticulture Director
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Warren Maxfield

Visitor Services Coordinator
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John McDade

Horticulture Technician
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Daniel Murphy

Native Plant Horticulture Technician
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Rebecca Needles

Garden Operations Manager
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Rickey Needles

Turf and Landscape Maintenance
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Mallory Parsons

Account Manager
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Erin Riley

Education Resource Assistant
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Alex Schumacher

Visitor Services Staff
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Christine Wiersema

Executive Director
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