Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is supported by an enthusiastic and dedicated Board of Directors.
Board of Directors Mr. Chad Hesters, President – Executive Committee

Mr. August Bering V, Vice President – Executive Committee

Mr. Nigel Curlet, Vice President – Executive Committee

Mrs. Ruth Flournoy, Vice President – Executive Committee

Dr. Cullen Geiselman, Vice President – Executive Committee

Mr. Daniel David Hu, Secretary – Executive Committee

Mr. Tom O’Leary, Vice President – Executive Committee

Mr. Ernest Pekmezaris, Treasurer – Executive Committee

Mr. Sam Pyne, Vice President – Executive Committee

Mrs. Winifred Kelsey Riser, Vice President – Executive Committee

Mr. Allen Rustay, Vice President – Executive Committee

Mr. Andrew Abendshein

Mr. David Andrew

Mrs. Marina Christensen

Mrs. Catherine Elkins

Mrs. Leslie Fertitta

Mr. Jeff Geuther

Mr. Wayne Gross

Mrs. Stephanie Hamilton

Mr. Andrew Hull

Ms. Amanda McMillian

Mr. Matt Moore

Mr. Crawford Moorefield

Mr. Chris Odell

Mrs. Sue Oldham

Mr. Travis Overall

Mr. Robert Phillips

Mrs. Laura Robertson

Mrs. Leslie Sasser

Mr. Sean Suffel

Mr. Dave Unger

Mrs. Carolyn Utt

Mr. John T. Young, Jr.

Ex-Officio Board Rick Dewees

Lynn Herbert

Carrie Pepi

Advisory Board Mr. Ben Landry, Chair

Mrs. Virginia Evans

Mrs. Hollis Grace

Mr. Keith Guerrini

Mrs. Amanda Gyeszly

Mr. Kyle Herbert

Mrs. Megan Lovoi

Mr. Neil Potter

Mr. Daniel Savitz

Ms. Callie Simons

Mrs. Dana Smejkal

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