Board of Directors

A variety of talented people serve on our Board of Directors and with their energy help to make the garden a special place. From daily planning to future direction, these Des Moines citizens donate the time and effort needed to make the Botanical Garden grow.

  • Michelle Book

    Chairwoman

  • Tim Dunbar

    Vice Chairman

  • Ed Kenny

    Treasurer

  • Janis Ruan

    Secretary

  • Dale Andringa

    Director

  • Phoukham Baccam

    Director

  • J.C. (Buz) Brenton

    Director Emeritus

  • Jennifer Bryant

    Director

  • Jean Clabaugh

    Director

  • Allison Fleming

    Director

  • Mell Meredith Frazier

    Director

  • Shayla From

    Director

  • Dr. John Greaves

    Director

  • Doug Gulling

    Director Emeritus

  • Rusty Hubbell

    Director

  • Stacey Johnson

    Director

  • Toby Joseph

    Director

  • Linda Koehn

    Director

  • Virginia Lauridsen

    Director

  • Polly Moore

    Director Emeritus

  • Brenda Mouw

    Director

  • Ben Page

    Director

  • Michael Patrick

    Director

  • Carlton Peterson

    Director

  • Tom Urban

    Director

  • Fred Weitz

    Director

  • Linda Westergaard

    Director

  • Clemen Wilcox

    Director

  • Deb Wiley

    Director

  • Megan Will

    Director

  • Jessica Zaugg

    Director