GROW Leadership

The GROW. Plants, People, Possibilities Capital Campaign has been led by a dedicated group of individuals who know how important the natural world is to our health and happiness, and understand the role that the Botanical Garden plays in fostering a lifelong appreciation of plants and nature.

Phase One Campaign Committee
Jim and Karen Greenwood, Chairs
Claire Liedtke Alexander, Honorary Chair
Bill Scanlan, Honorary Chair
Rick and Kristen Casey, Community Campaign Chairs
Susie Martin, Board Campaign Co-Chair
Nancy Zachry, Board Campaign Co-Chair
Jeff Rochelle
Pete Selig
Bob Brackman, Executive Director
Karen Kimbell, Director of Development
Candace Andrews, Director of Community Relations and Visitor Services

Phase One Design Team
Christy Ten Eyck, Ten Eyck Landscape Design
Cameron Campbell, Ten Eyck Landscape Design
Phil Weddle, Weddle Gilmore Architects
Cindy Tyler, Terra Design Studios
Robin Moore, North Carolina State University Natural Learning Initiative
Jeff Rochelle, Planning Committee Chair
Claire Liedtke Alexander
Karen Greenwood
Rob Holliday
Marline Carter Lawson
John Troy


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For more information, please contact Karen Kimbell, Director of Development, at 210-536-1406 or