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Board of Trustees

Role of the Board of Trustees

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society Board of Trustees currently has 18 members. The Board actively seeks to maintain a good mix of professional backgrounds and experiences, and a healthy balance of gender and age. Trustees are elected for terms of 3 years, up to a maximum of 3 terms (except when serving as President of the Board). Trustees are elected at the Annual Meeting in October.

  • To act collectively to support and govern the organization
  • To ensure that the mission is fulfilled
  • To select, support and review the Executive Director
  • To insure that there are guiding policies and principles
  • To insure effective organizational planning
  • To insure that there are adequate resources to support board approved plans
  • To support, individually and collectively, all board decisions and keep confidential the internal discussions
  • To manage resources effectively
  • To determine and monitor programs and services to ensure that they reflect the mission and the strategic priorities
  • To serve as a court of appeal
  • To assess its own performance
  • To be a member of Mass Hort and support the Massachusetts Horticultural Society financially to the best of member’s ability

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Fiscal Year 2017

Wayne Mezitt , Chairman

Katherine K. Macdonald, President & Executive Director

Lisa Abeles

Mark Ahronian

Gretel Anspach

Wesley Autio

Lynne K. Bower

Amanda Clark MacMullan

Daniel Daly

Helen Glotzer

Keith Greenfield

Lisa Haddad

Alicia Hesse-Cleary

Susan S. Mooney

Caroline Nijenberg

Julia O’Brien

Robert Smith

About the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Mass Hort logo newFounded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.

2017 Calendar & Courses

2017 Calendar and Courses

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