Staff Directory

 

President, Executive Director Edward Schneider, Ph.D. 817.335.8158
Senior Vice President of Education Patricia Harrison 817.335.4372
Vice President of Finance & Operations Elizabeth Edwards 817.546.8690   
Vice President of Development Cleve Lancaster 817.332.6657
Vice President of Research Peter Fritsch, Ph.D. 817.546.1840
     

Research

   
Vice President of Research Peter Fritsch, Ph.D 817.546.1840
Botanical Research Assistant Heather Bass x. 247
Director of Biodiversity Informatics Jason Best 817.546.8697
Botanical Explorer & VDB Curator Dwayne Estes, Ph.D. 931.217.5430
Research Botanist Kim Norton Taylor x. 256
Research and Special Collections Coordinator Alyssa Young 817.546.1959
Biodiversity Explorer Sula Vanderplank, Ph.D. x.251

Herbarium

   
Director of the Herbarium Peter Fritsch, Ph.D. 817.546.1840
Collections Manager Tiana Rehman 817.546.1845
Digitization Coordinator: Texas Project Joe Lippert 221

BRIT Press

   
Director of BRIT Press, Leonhardt Chair of Texas Botany Barney Lipscomb 817.332.7432   
Editor - Botanist Brooke Byerley Best, Ph.D. x. 225

Library

   
Director of the Libraries and Research Public Engagement Laura Northern Venhaus 817.546.1844
     

Education

   
Senior Vice President of Education Patricia Harrison 817.335.4372 
Director of BRIT SEED School, Teacher Education Specialist  Tracy Friday 817.546.8693
Education Specialist, Children & Families   Pam Chamberlain x. 231
Early Childhood Specialist Cheryl Potemkin x. 231
Education Operations Coordinator Kimberly Whitlock 817.546.1958

Green Revolution

   
Green Revolution Director Reginald Robinson 817.546.1847
Green Revolution Fellow Jared Williams x. 237
Green Revolution Operations Coordinator Waleska Velez 817.429.3257
     

Public Engagement

   
Director of Volunteers & Public Engagement Julie Donovan 817.546.1846    
Visitor Services Coordinator Hannah Kuhns x. 210
     

Development

   
Vice President of Development Cleve Lancaster 817.332.6657
Director of Marketing & Public Relations Chris Chilton 817.546.8691
Director of Membership & Grants Coordinator Tammie Crole 817.332.7518
Director of Corporate Relations & Events Sara Richardson 817.332.2748
     

Operations

   
Vice President of Finance & Administration Elizabeth Edwards 817.546.8690
Programs Manager Keri Barfield 817.546.1841
Facilities Manager Greg Gunn 817.546.8692
Executive Assistant & Human Resource Manager Connie Johnson 817.546.1843
Maintenance Assistant Robert Reyes x. 235
Operations and Research Assistant Haley Rylander x. 238
Event and Rental Manager Katherine Campbell x. 243
     

Research Associates

Resident Research Associate Grace Bascope
Resident Research Associate Denis Benjamin
Resident Research Associate Dan Caudle
Resident Research Associate Harold Keller
Resident Research Associate Robert J. O'Kennon
Research Associate Kyle Amato
Research Associate Philip Barbour
Research Associate James Beck
Research Associate Tory Bennett
Research Associate Bruce Benz
Research Associate Jeff Boutain
Research Associate Darrell Brandon
Research Associate Mason Brock
Research Associate Tony Burgess
Research Associate Gisella Cruz-Garcia
Research Associate Rob Denkhaus
Research Associate George Diggs
Research Associate Joseph Esin
Research Associate Aaron Floden
Research Associate Charles Gardner
Research Associate Will Godwin
Research Associate Becky Grimmer
Research Associate Raul Gutierrez
Research Associate Joe Hennen
Research Associate David Hopman
Research Associate Ethan Householder
Research Associate Brian Keener
Research Associate Chad King
Research Associate Wesley Knapp
Research Associate Robert Kral
Research Associate Glenn Kroh
Research Associate Dale A. Kruse
Research Associate Ronald Lance
Research Associate Norman Melvin
Research Associate Chris Mausert-Mooney
Research Associate Pete McCone
Research Associate Dan Moerman
Research Associate Ken Morgan
Research Associate Ashley Morris
Research Associate Angela Mummaw
Research Associate Virginie Oghittu-Raquet
Research Associate Aaron Pan
Research Associate Derick Poindexter
Research Associate Barron Rector
Research Associate Judy Redden
Research Associate Devin Rodgers
Research Associate Marnie Rout
Research Associate Myknee Sirikolo
Research Associate Joey Shaw
Research Associate John Staller
Research Associate Rebecca Swadek
Research Associate Pat Taylor
Research Associate Ralph Thompson
Research Associate Bishnu Twanabasu
Research Associate James Veteto
Research Associate Dean Williams
Research Associate Theo Witsell
Research Associate Brian Witte
Research Associate George Yatskievych
Education and Research Associate Molly Weinburgh