Our Team

Our Team

A long partnership between Portland Parks & Recreation and Hoyt Arboretum Friends keeps the Arboretum and its programs thriving, and an all-volunteer Board of Directors and Advisory Council provide governance and support.

Hoyt Arboretum Friends Board of Directors

  • Steve Abel, President
  • Edie Millar, Vice President
  • Megan Whalen, Treasurer
  • Nell Bonaparte, Secretary
  • Lyn Cameron
  • Doug de Weese
  • Brad Miller
  • Eric Mitchell
  • Claire Randall
  • Erin Rauch
  • Andy Russell
  • Jay Uhlenhoff
  • Scott Wells
  • Pam Wiley

Hoyt Arboretum Friends Advisory Council

  • Meg Bishop
  • David Ellis
  • Lynn Loacker
  • Charles Swindells

Hoyt Arboretum Friends Staff

Anna Goldrich – Executive Director
503.823.1648
anna.goldrich@portlandoregon.gov

Becky Schreiber – Director of Operations & Volunteer Programs
503.823.1649
becky.schreiber@portlandoregon.gov

Emily Lytle – Education Coordinator
503.823.4477
emily.lytle@portlandoregon.gov

Sophie Rubenstein – Communications & Development Coordinator
503.823.4477
sophie.rubenstein@portlandoregon.gov

Portland Parks & Recreation Staff 

Martin Nicholson – Curator
503.823.4475
martin.nicholson@portlandoregon.gov 

Mark McKinney – Horticulturist
503.823.5453
mark.mckinney@portlandoregon.gov

Mandy Tu – Plant Taxonomist & Herbarium Curator
503.823.5453
mandy.tu@portlandoregon.gov

Vinny Parisi – Nursery & Plant Records Manager
503.823.5453
vincent.parisi@portlandoregon.gov

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