Board of Directors
2021 - 2022


 
President - Lisa Loy Laughlin*

President Elect - Sarah Jo Hardin*

1st Vice President - Leadership - Karen Sargent
       
2nd Vice President - Fundraising - Mary Ellen Winborn*

3rd Vice President - Communications - Dorothea Meltzer
               
4th Vice President - Membership - Barbara Averitt*

5th Vice President - Programs -    
                                           Sue John & Gay Rekerdres 
              
6th Vice President - Service & Education - Nancy Connor
                                                
7th Vice President - Donor Development -
                                       Patricia Cowlishaw & Linda Spina                                             
                                                   
8th Vice-President - Garden Projects -
                                       Sarah Andry & Pier Burgess                                                                                                                                                    
Recording Secretary - Paige Elliott

Corresponding Secretary - Martha Archibald

Treasurer - Joanie Stephens*

Assistant Treaurer - Mary Ellen Winborn

Historian - Susan Geyer

Parliamentarian - Kay Weeks*

 
*Members of the Executive Committee
including Lisa Meyer* and Sharon Ballew*



Fall Fundraiser - A Writer's Garden Chair - Sandy Ammons

Spring Fundraiser - Mad Hatter's Chair - Claire Catrino




 
Committee Chairs

Board Arrangements & Hospitality - Jill Goldberg &
                                                              Sharon Walker
Bylaws & Governance - Lisa Meyer*
Care and Concern - Carole Ann Brown
Constant Contact - Renee Querbes Farren
Finance - Joanie Stephens 
Fun Fridays - Sarah Jo Hardin
General Membership Meetings - Sue John &
                                                         Gay Rekerdres 
     Fall General Meeting - Allison Brodnax & Dixie Marshall
     December General Meeting - Kathleen Johnson  
     Annual Membership Meeting - Carla Leffert &
                                                         Lori Routh   
History - Bettina Hennessy
Inventory - Mary Ellen Winborn
Long Range Planning - Linda Spina
Name Tags - Joella Phillip
New Member Welcome -
Dyann Skelton & 
                                             Kunthear Mam-Douglas

Newsletter - Sandy Secor
Permanent Files - Mary Ellen Winborn
Procedure Manual - Sarah Jo Hardin
Social Media - Sarah Frazee Mills
Telephone - Giana dePaul
Tribute Cards - Liz Respess
Trips and Special Events
    Fall Day Trip - Janet Sue Rush & Bernice Ginsburg
    Fall Garden Symposium - Renee Farren & Bettina
                                                   Hennessy
    Couples Social Event - Joni Krieg & Lilli Braniff
    Spring Educational Trip - Nancy Connor 
Volunteer Days - Mari Epperson & Marcy Jones
Volunteer Hours & Reports - Gail Vesledahl
Website - Connie Rhoades
Yearbook - Deborah Brown


 
Special Committees
 
Lisianthus Society - Kathy Cothrum
Membership Engagement - Michelle Mew

Planned Giving - Kathy Cothrum
Technology - Carolyn Tobin


Endowment Campaign - Sharon Ballew* 
 Endowment Trust - Emilynn Wilson

 
 
Members At Large
 
Nikki Beneke   Barbara Bigham  Suzanne Caruso 
Mari Epperson   Susan Fisk   Patti Flowers
Jolie Humphrey    Jo Anne McCullough  
            
      
 
Advisory Board
 
Renee Querbes Farren - Chair 
 Melissa Lewis
Linda Spina
Venise Stuart
Kay Weeks

 
 
Endowment Trust Trustees Committee

Emilynn Wilson  ('19-'22)     Linda Spina  ('20-'23)
Kay Weeks ('21-'24)


     Endowment Oversight Committee


Patricia Cowlishaw ('19-'22)    Emilynn Wilson ('20-'23)
Venise Stuart ('21-'24)
                                                          
   Advisory Board Honorary Members 
 
Sharon Barbee
Sally Berry
Nancy Bierman

Patti Brown
Sarah Gannon
 Nancy Murphy
Helen Nixon