Durango BOtanic Gardens
Building Public Gardens For Demonstration, Education, and Inspiration
2020-2021 Board Officers
Bill LeMaire, President
Barbara Johnson, Vice President
Connie Markert, Treasurer
Theresa Anderson, Secretary
Board of Directors
Kathy Ballew, Events Management
Hollis Hassenstein, Director of Horticulture
Barbara Johnson, Director of Marketing
Annette LeMaire, Director of Membership
Lynn Mitzlaff, Director of Garden Maintenance
Melanie Palmer, Garden Curator
Carol Wallace, Director of Social Media
Durango Botanic Gardens
10 Town Plaza #460
Durango, CO 81301
Gardens are located at 1900 East 3rd Ave. behind and to the north of the Durango Public Library.
In ordinary times, our board meets monthly on the second Monday, at the Durango Public Library. Meetings are currently conducted on the Zoom platform.
Founding Board Members in 2010
Cindy Smart Founded the Society in 2010. She gathered the garden enthusiasts below to fill the first board positions. Cindy was the Executive Director through 2018. She retired in 2019.