Staff

Botanical Garden staff members and their contact information are listed below. For general information, please call 515.323.6290 or email info@dmbotanicalgarden.com.

Kim Perez
President & CEO
Direct Phone: 515.323.6261

Grace Barker
Marketing Specialist
Direct Phone: 515.402.4286

Diane Brockshus
Assistant Horticulturist
Direct Phone: 515.323.6296

Maggie Conner
Director of Marketing
Direct Phone: 515.402.4274

Eddie Donselar
Database Coordinator
Direct Phone: 515.402.4279

Carolyn Formanek
Guest Experience Coordinator
Direct Phone: 515.402.4276

Susan Hertzberg
Guest Experience Manager
Direct Phone: 515.323.6295

Carolynn Irby
Guest Experience Manager
Direct Phone: 515.402.4282

Alex Nuzum
Education Coordinator
Direct Phone: 515.402.4273

Jackie Pullen
Chief Operating Officer
Direct Phone: 515.323.6263

Miranda Seim
Guest Experience Coordinator
Direct Phone: 515.402.4276

Heidi Swan
Director of Finance
Direct Phone: 515.323.6263

Heather Wilson
Education Coordinator
Direct Phone: 515.402.4277

Sydney Algreen-Hunter
Assistant Director of Education
Direct Phone: 515.323.6297

Molly Bonnstetter
Membership and Database Manager
Direct Phone: 515.323.6265

Azure Christensen
Chief Advancement Officer
Direct Phone: 515.323.6289

Susan Cory
Volunteer Manager
Direct Phone: 515.323.6293

Ryan Drake
Ecological Horticulturist
Direct Phone: 515.323.6296

Aaron Harpold
Assistant Director of Horticulture
Direct Phone: 515.402.4285

Leslie Hunter
Senior Horticulturist
Direct Phone: 515.323.6296

Sara Lemke
Director of Philanthropy
Direct Phone: 515.402.4280

Laura Pence
Assistant Horticulturist
Direct Phone: 515.323.6296

David Regan
Director of Guest Experience
Direct Phone: 515.402.4281

Kate Selden-Egge
Executive Assistant
Direct Phone: 515.402.4275

Celia Ver Ploeg
Guest Experience Coordinator
Direct Phone: 515.402.4276