Staff Directory

Unless otherwise indicated below, you can reach staff members through our main telephone number, 919-962-0522.


Damon Waitt, Director, North Carolina Botanical Garden
Victoria Castor, Assistant to the Director and Board Liaison
Nadia Alamo, Garden Shop Manager, 919-962-3065
Elaine McManus, Volunteer Manager, 919-962-0643
Jennifer Peterson, Communications Manager, 919-962-9457
Janna Starr, Facilities and Events Manager, 919-537-3819
Lisa Hicks, Director of Business Operations
Victoria Smith, Account Technician


Johnny Randall, 919-962-2380
Amanda Faucette, Conservation Botanist
Neville Handel, Land Manager
Michael Kunz, Conservation Ecologist, 919-962-2378
Nick Adams, Battle Park Manager


Charlotte Jones-Roe, Director of Development, 919-962-9458
Stephen Keith, Associate Director of Development, 919-843-2411
Allison Essen, Donor Relations & Membership Coordinator, 919-962-0642
Patti Smith, Membership Assistant


Nancy Easterling, Director of Education, 919-962-9460
Mike Dunn, Natural Science Educator, 919-962-2887
Sally Haskett, Horticultural Therapist, 919-962-2413
Emily Oglesby, Registrar, 919-843-8524
Claire Lorch, Carolina Campus Community Garden, 919-360-5369
Laura Mindlin, Program Manager, Edible Campus Initiative, 919-962-9633
Katie Stoudemire, Program Manager, Wonder Connection, 919-914-0015
Cricket Taylor, Exhibits Coordinator, 919-962-4882
Elisha Taylor, Youth and Family Education Manager, 919-537-3770
Andrew Torlage, Program Coordinator, Wonder Connection, 919-249-8404


Alan Weakley, Director of Herbarium, 919-962-0578
Carol Ann McCormick, Curator of Herbarium, 919-962-6931
Shanna Oberreiter, Herbarium Assistant, 919-962-6931


Dan Stern, Director of Horticulture
Ainsley Briggs, Horticultural Technician
Matt Daley, Horticultural Technician
Matt Gocke, Greenhouse and Nursery Manager
Sally Heiney, Horticultural Technician
Chris Liloia, Curator, Habitat Gardens
Margo MacIntyre, Curator, Coker Arboretum
Katherine Meehan, Horticultural Technician
Amanda Mixon, Curator, Education Center Landscape
Geoffrey Neal, Assistant Curator, Coker Arboretum
Bob Peoples, Horticultural Technician
Heather Summer, Seed Program Coordinator
Wendy Wenck, Curator, Herb Garden

Updated on March 01, 2017 at 03:04:14 pm.