Please note: Our Winter Hours are in effect until March 30.

Our Team

Meet the Yew Dell Staff & Board Members

Our Staff

Paul Cappiello

Executive
Director

Horticulture & Facilities

Jacob
Stidham

Director of
Horticulture & Facilities

Jeffrey
Margreiter

Nursery & Greenhouse
Manager

Sayde
Heckman

Garden & Arboretum
Manager

Brad
Kessans

Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Technician

Chelsea
Hicks

Gardener

Storm
Fraley

Garden
Assistant

Tony
Ascheman

Building & Grounds
Assistant

Cosmo
Bosela

Nursery Assistant

Development

TJ
Slaughter

Director of
Development

Manda
Barger

Public Relations &
Marketing Manager

Amanda
Barnett

Volunteer & Website Coordinator

Kathy
Jarboe

Database
Assistant

Finance & Operations

Holly Rogers

Director of
Finance & Operations

Susan
Lucas

Event & Program
Manager

Jill
Tinius

Guest Services &
Rental Coordinator

Madge
Huecker

Visitor Center
Manager

Lisa
Allen

Visitor Center
Assistant Manager

Darlene Bohannan

Visitor Center Associate

Debbie Elmy

Visitor Center Associate

Peggy Winkler

Visitor Center Associate

Alison
Kurnik

Event
Staff

Amanda
Brockie

Event
Staff

Shannon
Stark

Event
Staff

Barbi
Hoffman

Café
Associate

Matthew
McBride

Café
Associate

Helen

Pest Management Specialist

Our Board

Rob
Nunnelley

President

Rosemary
Kirkwood

Vice President

Nell
Bradley

Secretary

Barret
Birnsteel

Treasurer & Finance
Committee Chair

Lisa
Barr

Executive
Committee

Fahr
Juneja

Executive
Committee

Mary
Rounsavall

Executive
Committee

Mary
Broecker

Sue
Brown

Shannon
Budnick

Jana
Dowds

Pat
Dwyer

Martha
Hargis

Twilight
Committee Chair

Sarah Cronan Spurlock

Governance
Committee Chair

Mary Anne
Thornton

Sally
Vail

Development
Committee Chair

Marianne
Welch

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