Staff Directory
Staff Directory

Staff Directory

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ administrative, marketing, philanthropy, member and visitor services, finance and Gardenshop staff offices are located in the Visitor Center. Education staff offices are in the Bosarge Family Education Center. The offices of horticulture staff are located in the Kulp Horticulture Building. To reach Gardens staff members by phone, please call (207) 633-8000 and refer to the extensions below.

Administration & Guest/Volunteer Services

  • Erin MacGregor-Forbes, CFO/COO (ext. 8003)
  • Laura Russell, Executive Assistant (ext. 8002)
  • Amanda Russell, Manager of Guest Services (ext. 8021)
  • Melissa Glasgow, Volunteer & Group Tours Coordinator (ext. 8022)
  • Judy Webb, Finance Assistant (ext. 8004)
  • Cathy Messmer, Staff Accountant (ext. 8019)
  • Carol Harris, Human Resource Coordinator (ext. 8006)
  • Sarah Burnham, Receptionist & Office Coordinator (ext. 8008)

Education

  • Daniel Ungier, Director of Education (ext. 8038)
  • Erika Huber, Youth & Family Program Coordinator (ext. 8031)
  • Vanessa Nesvig, Interpretation Coordinator (ext. 8032)
  • Caroline Davis, Arts & Exhibits Coordinator
  • Irene Brady Barber, Educator & Horticultural Therapist (ext. 8034)
  • Karen Jones, Summer Camp Coordinator

Facilities

  • Adam Harkins, Director of Facilities & Projects (ext. 8060)
  • Frank Merrill, Facilities & Projects Assistant
  • Dana Hodgdon, Irrigation & Plumbing Specialist
  • Michael Marr, Housekeeping
  • Harry Savenelli, Housekeeping
  • Holly Lewis, Housekeeping
  • Mason Leighton, Housekeeping
  • Andy Wooster, Maintenance Technician
  • Mark Miskin, Maintenance Technician

Gardenshop

  • Gardenshop (ext. 8087)
  • Michael McConaha, Gardenshop Manager (ext. 8082)
  • Denise Leavitt, Assistant Buyer (ext. 8080)
  • Hannah Laday, Inventory Specialist (ext. 8080)

Horticulture

  • Sharmon Provan, Director of Horticulture (ext. 8053)
  • Andrew Brand, Curator of Living Collections (ext. 8059)
  • Dan Robarts, Grower/Horticulturist (ext. 8051)
  • Jennifer Dunlap, Horticulturist (ext. 8052)
  • Patricia Robbins, Horticulturist (ext. 8055)
  • Diane Walden, Horticulturist (ext. 8056)
  • Courtney Locke, Horticulturist (ext. 8070)
  • Lesley Paxson, Horticulturist
  • Brent McHale, Horticulturist

Information Technology

  • Tina Heavener, IT Coordinator (ext. 8005)
  • Philip Owen, POS Specialist/IT Assistant (ext. 8007)

Kitchen Garden Café

  • Café Kitchen – general (ext. 8083)

Marketing

  • Kris Folsom, Director of Marketing & Communications(ext. 8040)
  • Tory Paxson, Digital Marketing Coordinator (ext 8041)
  • Amanda Garland, Group Tour Marketing Coordinator (ext. 8050)
  • Amy Holt, Writer/Editor (ext 8043)

Membership & Philanthropy

  • Jen McKane, Director of Philanthropy (ext. 8011)
  • Corinne Cahill, Donor Engagement Officer (ext. 8016)
  • Emily Ross, Campaign Coordinator (ext. 8042)
  • Brynne Kristan, Philanthropy & Database Coordinator (ext. 8017)
  • Betsy Angelico, Membership Manager (ext. 8013)
  • Jessica Hoffmann, Membership Coordinator

Research

  • Melissa Cullina, Research Botanist (ext. 8030)