Board of Advisors

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia’s Board of Advisors promote and represent the garden’s mission to create and nurture an environment for learning, inspiration and engagement through horticulture, conservation, science-based programs and lasting partnerships.

Board of Advisors Members 2022 – 2023 

Ms. Louise Terrell Adams
Athens
Ms. Cyndae Arrendale
Atlanta
Mrs. Elizabeth Balentine
Atlanta
Mrs. Diana D. Barrow
Savannah
Mrs. Betsy Barge Birkholz
Marietta
Mrs. Mary R. Bishop
Sea Island
Mrs. Sherri Callaway
Hamilton
Mrs. Patricia Bowden Carlock
Atlanta
Mrs. Natalie Schweers Coghill
Augusta
Dr. Geoffrey P. Cole
Athens
Mrs. Geri A. Coleman
Atlanta
Mrs. Amy A. Cowsert
Athens
Mrs. Linda F. Cravey
Atlanta
Mr. Andrew T. Crawford
Atlanta
Ms. Jenny Crisp
Desoto
Mrs. Martha T. Deméré
Sea Island
Mrs. Elizabeth K. DeVore
Athens
Mrs. Evelyn C. Dukes
Athens
Ms. Susan R. Duncan
Highlands
Mrs. Cindy Edwards
Savannah
Mrs. Betsy Ellison
Athens
Mrs. Susan Braselton Fant
Sea Island
Mr. James T. Farmer III
Perry
Mrs. Ann F. Frierson
Athens
Mrs. Cynthia B. Glover
Atlanta
Dr. Kelly C. Grow
Athens
Mr. Robert B. Hallock II
Savannah
Mrs. Catherine Hardman
Athens
Mrs. Lamartine Hardman III
Athens
Mrs. Frances P. Hargrove
Cashiers
Mrs. Margaret C. Hefner
Macon
Mrs. Paula B. Hennessy
Atlanta
Mrs. Melba Wynn Hill
Atlanta
The Honorable Kenneth B. Hodges III
Albany
Mrs. Maudie M. Huff
Columbus
Mrs. Karen N. Hull
Augusta
Mrs. Holley D. Jaakkola
Savannah
Dr. G. Truett Jarrard Jr.
Atlanta
Mr. James M. Jeter
Moultrie
Mrs. Sally C. Jobe
Atlanta
Mrs. Dori S. Jones
Columbus
Mrs. Sarah D. Jones
Sea Island
Mrs. Gena N. Knox
Athens
Mrs. Merry Jo Kurrie
Valdosta
Mrs. Kathleen J. Lanigan
Thomasville
Mrs. Betsy T. Leebern
Columbus
Mrs. Peggy H. Lientz
Atlanta
Mrs. Brenda B. Magill
Athens
Mrs. Alden M. Maier
Rome
Mrs. Polly M. Mattox
Lagrange
Mrs. Marianne R. McConnel
Atlanta
Mrs. Marilyn Delong McNeely
Clarkesville
Mr. James B. Miller Jr.
Atlanta
Mrs. Farolyn G. Mobley
Moultrie
Mrs. Caroline S. Morris
Augusta
Mrs. Alannah S. O'Quinn
St. Simons Island
Mrs. Sandra T. Paris
Atlanta
Mr. Alexander W. Patterson
Athens
Mrs. Hart W. Payne
Gainesville
Mrs. Doreen S. Poitevint
Bainbridge
Mr. Mark E. Preisinger
Sea Island
Mrs. Kathy K. Rainer
Atlanta
Mrs. Georgia Schley Ritchie
Atlanta
Mrs. Adrian Robinson
Wilson
Mrs. Riley S. Sams
Sea Island
Mrs. Victoria Simms
Sea Island
Mrs. Henrietta M. Singletary
Albany
Mrs. Lacy Chambliss Sinkwich
Athens
Mrs. Jane Fickling Skinner
Atlanta
Mrs. Eileen H. Small
Atlanta
Mrs. Betty B. Sponcler
Dalton
Mrs. Colleen C. Sullivan
Albany
Mrs. Nancy Thomas
Screven
Mrs. Elizabeth Townley
Bogart
Mrs. Sandra Turbidy
Sea Island
Mrs. Ruth M. Wellborn
Greensboro
Mr. Joel Wernick
Greensboro
Mr. Tom B. Wight
Macon
Ms. Cynthia Willett
Bluffton
Mrs. Katherine Young
Marietta

Board of Advisors Emeritus Members

Mrs. Dorothy Blitch
Atlanta
Mr. Mark C. Callaway
Atlanta
Mrs. Sylvia Mathis Gibson
Athens
Mr. Lynwood L. Hall
Moultrie
Mrs. Mims Lanier
Sea Island
Mrs. Emily L. Lawson
Gainesville
Mrs. Cindy Moore
Savannah
Dr. W. Felton Norwood Jr.
Atlanta
Mrs. Colleen O. Nunn
Atlanta
Ms. Frances P. Nunnally
Atlanta
Mrs. Margaret M. Robinson
Sea Island
Mrs. Nancy A. Tarbutton
Sandersville
Mr. Robert Winthrop
Athens

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Kimberly Futrell
Donor Relations and Special Events Coordinator
706-542-3977
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