Our Team

Our Team

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

Hoyt Arboretum Friends Staff

Anna Goldrich – Executive Director (she/her)

503.823.1648
anna@hoytarboretum.org

Becky Schreiber – Deputy Director, Operations & Volunteer Programs (she/her)

503.823.1649
becky@hoytarboretum.org

Emily Lytle – Program Manager (she/her)

503.823.4477
emily@hoytarboretum.org

Mareshah “MJ” Jackson – Communications & Development Coordinator (she/her)

503.823.3655
MJ@hoytarboretum.org

Kyoko Donaldson-Palacio – Visitor Services Coordinator (she/her)

503.865.8733
kyoko@hoytarboretum.org

Portland Parks & Recreation Staff 

The PP&R team pictured with recently retired horticulturist Mark McKinney (second from the left).

Martin Nicholson – Curator (he/him)

503.823.4475
martin.nicholson@portlandoregon.gov 

Mandy Tu – Plant Taxonomist & Herbarium Curator (she/her)

503.823.5453
mandy.tu@portlandoregon.gov

Vinny Parisi – Nursery & Plant Records Manager (he/him)

503.823.5453
vincent.parisi@portlandoregon.gov

 

Hoyt Arboretum Friends Board of Directors

  • Doug de Weese, President
  • Eric Mitchell, Vice President
  • Isaac Jones, Treasurer
  • Claire Randall, Secretary
  • Nell Bonaparte
  • Lyn Cameron
  • Edie Millar
  • Brad Miller
  • Erin Rauch
  • Andy Russell
  • Shannon Thomas
  • Pam Wiley

Hoyt Arboretum Friends Advisory Council

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