Board of Directors

Karl Ackermann

Treasurer
IN, thru 2024, MBA, International Business; BS, Engineering Technology; Certificate in Horticulture with High Honors; Recipient of Shirley Heinze Bringing Nature Home Award

Loris Damerow

Director, Vice President
MI, thru 2024, Former landscape designer, Registered Art Therapist (ATR), retired Director of the Center for Grieving Children/Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley

Ellen Folts

Director
NY, thru 2022, Native perennial nursery owner; speaker

Laura Klemm

Director (on leave)
WI-PAL, thru 2024, BBA; BS, Biology, MS, Sustainable Management with courses in Nonprofit Management, Web design and Readers Advisory

Jim Poznak

Director and General Counsel
IL, thru 2024, Attorney

Matthew Ross

Director, Chair Honorary Directors
PA, thru 2020, Head of Cont. Ed., Longwood Gardens

Pam Todd

Director
IL, thru 2022, Marketing, PR, advocacy, market research

Rita Ulrich

Secretary
MN, thru 2022, NFP, fundraising, financials, former ED

Sally Wencel

President, Technology
TN, thru 2022, JD, CEO