The North Carolina Arboretum Board of Directors

Chair:  Mr. Mike Tanner

Vice Chair:  Ms. Mary Ann Rice

Secretary:  Mr. Dumont Clarke

  • Dr. David Belcher
  • Mr. Gary D. Blevins
  • Dr. Jack Britt
  • Mr. John F.A.V. Cecil
  • Mr. Guy Clerici
  • Mr. Larry Harris
  • Mr. Felix Laughlin
  • Mr. Harold T. Owen
  • Ms. Lynne Scott Safrit
  • Dr. Mark Schmidt
  • Mr. Douglas Schuster
  • Mr. William Sederburg
  • Ms. Jennifer Sullivan
  • Mr. Michael Tanner

Ex Officio:

  • Mr. George Briggs, Executive Director
  • Dr. Christopher Brown, Vice President for Research and Graduate Education, UNC General Administration
  • Dr. Richard Hall, The North Carolina Arboretum Society Board President

Honorary Life Board Members: 

  • Mr. Leslie (Bud) Baker, Jr.
  • Mr. William Sword

Board of Directors Meetings 2016

April 21, 2016

July 21, 2016

October 20, 2016

All meetings are held in the Education Center Library at 10:30 a.m.

The North Carolina Arboretum Society Board of Directors

President: George Briggs, Executive Director

Ex officio:  Clara Curtis, Director of Design, Exhibits, Education

Ex officio:  Drake Fowler, Chief Business Officer / Chief Operations Officer

Ex officio:  Mike Tanner, Chair, The North Carolina Arboretum Board of Directors

Chair:  Richard Hall

Vice Chair:  Tom Southard

Treasurer/Secretary:   Scott Peterson

  • Rick Daley
  • Nancy Humphries
  • Allan Little
  • Linda Martinson
  • Lynn Raker
  • Tom Southard
  • Diane Whitehead