Staff

 

The North Carolina Arboretum - Contact Information
Mailing Address:  100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806
HEALTH OR SAFETY EMERGENCY:  Dial (828) 779-8622 for police officer on duty, or dial 911 for emergency services.
Programs and Activities
  General Information (828) 665-2492 200
  Adult Education Enrollment (828) 665-2492 200 or 222
  Art at the Arboretum (828) 665-2492 218
  Bonsai Collection and Activities (828) 665-2492 261
  Exhibit Information (828) 665-2492 200
  Group Programs (828) 665-2492 219
  Plant Society Shows (828) 665-2492 222
  Volunteer Opportunities (828) 665-2492 219
  Wedding Information (828) 665-2492 313
  K-12 Academic Programs and Teacher Training (828) 665-2492 228
 
Services
  General Information (828) 665-2492 200
  Baker Exhibit Center Information Desk (828) 665-2492 312
  Education Center Information Desk (828) 665-2492 226
  Entry Plaza Gatehouse (828) 665-2492 343
  Facility Rentals (828) 665-2492 320
  Membership (828) 665-2492 321
  Professional Photography Appointments on Campus (828) 665-2492 320
  Savory Thyme Café (Education Center) (828) 665-2492 232
  The Connections Gallery Shop (Baker Center) (828) 665-2492 316
       
Other Contact Information
  Telephone Ext
Administration
  Administration George Briggs Executive Director (828) 665-2492 200
  Administration Peggy Eavenson Receptionist (828) 665-2492 200
  Fax Number for Arboretum Staff (include Staff Member's Name) (828) 665-2371  
 
Bent Creek Institute        
  Bent Creek Institute, Inc. Greg Cumberford President (828) 665-2942 208
  Bent Creek Institute, Inc. Heather Sains Business Manager (828) 665-2492 213
           
 
Business and Financial Services
  Finance and Resource Management Sheryl Klemanski Director (828) 665-2492 206
    Shaylene Boone Financial Services Manager (828) 665-2492 201
    Linda Davidson Business Services Coordinator (828) 665-2492 227
   Information Technology Andrew Inman IT Services Coordinator (828) 665-2492 202
    Matthew Oliver IT Services Support (828) 665-2492 202
  Retail Operations Tracy Grassette Manager (828) 665-2492 319
 
Campus Police Emily West
 Chief (828) 779-8622  
 
Design, Exhibit Assets and Education Clara A. Curtis Director (828) 665-2492 218
 
Development         
  Annual Fund and Major Giving George Ivey Development Officer (828) 665-2492 216
  Memorials/Tributes and Community Partnerships Winnie Hough Manager (828) 665-2492 210
           
 
Economic Development Initiatives Clara A. Curtis Liaison (828) 665-2492 218
 
Education and Visitor Services        
  Adult Education Programs Elizabeth Johnson
Manager (828) 665-2492 222
  Volunteer Program Tara Griffith Coordinator (828) 665-2492 219
  Youth Education Programs Jonathan Marchal Manager (828) 665-2492 228
    Michelle Pearce Coordinator (828) 665-2492 224
    Trudie Henninger Citizen Science Specialist (828) 665-2492 243
    Luke Williamson Education Specialist (828) 665-2492 243
    Catrina Dillard Education Specialist (828) 665-2492 243
    Erin Lineberger AmeriCorps Member (828) 665-2492 243
           
Exhibits and Informal Interpretation John Andrew Bubany Development & Design Curator (828) 665-2492 220
 
Germplasm Repository Joe-Ann McCoy Director (828) 665-2492 268
         
Marketing and Public Relations Allison Inman Coordinator (828) 665-2492 204
 
Facility Management and Planning Matt Jarvis Director (828) 665-2492 277
  Maintenance Programs Bradley Shore Maintenance Supervisor (828) 665-2492 288
  Support Services   Facilities Support Coordinator (828) 665-2492 302
  Events Management Cindy Blankenship Coordinator (828) 665-2492 320
  Wedding Information Audrey Henry Assistant Coordinator (828) 665-2492 313
 
         
 
Horticulture and Landscape Exhibits Clara A. Curtis
Director (828) 665-2492 218
  Bonsai Collection Arthur Joura Curator (828) 665-2492 261
  Gardens and Landscape Management Mac Franklin Manager (828) 665-2492 290
  Plant Production Management June Jolley Manager (828) 665-2492 262
 
 HR         Peggy Eavenson Specialist (828) 665-2492 212
           
Membership Services        
  Angela Brown Membership Services and Technology Coordinator (828)665-2492 321
  Tara Grunwald
Membership Services Associate (828)665-2492 322