Board of Directors

2017 – 2018 Board of Directors

Cape Fear Botanical Garden board members bring to the Garden years of experience and focused expertise to provide the guidance and oversight which gives clear direction to the Botanical Garden programs. From committee service to volunteer labor to advocacy and public outreach, every director gives many hours of selfless volunteer service each year.

Executive Board

  • Dennis Walters, President
  • Keith Tilghman, Vice President
  • Joan Allen, Vice President Development
  • Thomas Bell, Treasurer
  • Emily Schaefer, Secretary
Flowering Quince
Wellons Arbor in Bloom

Full Board

  • Molly Alderman
  • Mandy Brown
  • Beegie Caviness, Immediate Past President
  • Jennifer Elam
  • Dr. Janice Haynie
  • Marianna McCauley
  • Ray Manning
  • Sarah O’Hanlon
  • Bill Pollitt
  • Colleen Wellons

Director Emeritus

  • Lorette Hollinshed
  • George Quigley
  • Harry Shaw
  • Dot Wyatt