Staff

Administrative Staff

The Montgomery Botanical Center’s business office is open 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Voicemail is available outside of regular business hours.

Dr. M. Patrick Griffith

Dr. M. Patrick Griffith

Executive Director

Annamaria Richcreek

Annamaria Richcreek

Administrator

Tracy M. Magellan

Tracy M. Magellan

Outreach Manager

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Collections

Cycads

Dr. Michael Calonje

Dr. Michael Calonje

Cycad Biologist

Palms

Dr. Larry Noblick

Dr. Larry Noblick

Palm Biologist

Flowering Trees/Conifers

Dr. Joanna Tucker Lima

Dr. Joanna Tucker Lima

Collections Manager

Collections Database

Claudia Calonje

Claudia Calonje

Collections Database Supervisor

Mapping Database

Eliza Gonzalez

Eliza Gonzalez

Collections Specialist

MBC/FNGLA Seedbank Program

Daniel Tucker

Daniel Tucker

Seedbank Coordinator

Cycad Consortium Lead

Dr. Vanessa Handley

Dr. Vanessa Handley

Cycad Consortium Lead

Kelly Research Fellow

Dr. Javier Francisco-Ortega

Dr. Javier Francisco-Ortega

Kelly Research Fellow

Email Javier

Horticulture & Facility Staff

Horticulture 

Xavier Gratacos

Xavier Gratacos

Superintendent

Vickie Murphy

Vickie Murphy

Nursery Curator

Vince Ramirez

Vince Ramirez

Curator of Cycads

Andrew Street

Andrew Street

Palm Curator

Carolina Diaz

Carolina Diaz

Tree Curator

Groundskeeping 

Hostilio Torres

Hostilio Torres

Equipment Operator

Mario Borroto

Mario Borroto

Landscaper

Julian Fiuza

Julian Fiuza

Landscaper

Clyde de Quesada

Clyde de Quesada

Landscaper

Joe LaFleur

Joe LaFleur

Landscaper

David Ramirez

David Ramirez

Landscaper

Facilities

Jason Maldonado

Jason Maldonado

Facilities Supervisor

Maria Serrano

Maria Serrano

Housekeeper

Pierre (Marino) Valcourt

Pierre (Marino) Valcourt

Irrigation Specialist

Board of Directors

Mark Smiley, President
Charles P. Sacher, Esq., Vice President
Charles S. Sacher, Esq., Secretary
David Manz, Esq., Treasurer
Walter D. Haynes, Esq., Assistant Secretary / Assistant Treasurer

Col. Justin M. Haynes, Director
L. Patrick Kelly, Director
Nicholas D. Kelly, Director
Stephen D. Pearson, Director
Juanita Popenoe, Ph.D., Director
Scott Smiley, Esq., Director