Leadership Team

Jill Koski
President & Chief Executive Officer

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Kathleen Heflin, CPA
Chief Financial Officer,
Deputy Director

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Joel Alpern
Chief of Education & Experience,
Deputy Director

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Meggie Butzow
Chief of Staff

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David J. Burke, PhD
Vice President of Science & Conservation

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Deborah Miller, CFRE
Vice President of Development

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Caroline Tait
Vice President of Horticulture and Collections

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Judy Tobin
Vice President of Human Resources

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Sean O’Neil
Chief of Police

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Margaret Thresher
Senior Director of Public Relations & Marketing

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