Executive

Staff

Edward Schneider, Ph.D.

President, Executive Director

Peter Fritsch, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research / Director of the Herbarium

Christie Eckler, LMSW, CFRE

Vice President for Advancement

Tracy Friday

VP of Education & Volunteers

Ennis Anderson

Vice President of Operations

Connie Johnson

Director of Administration

Angie Peeples

Manager of Human Resource and Risk Administrator

Recent Articles

Fort Worth Botanic Garden Management Transfers Today from City of Fort Worth to BRIT®

FORT WORTH, Texas (October 1, 2020) — Today the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT®) assumes nonprofit management of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden ushering in a new era for the 86-year old community favorite on its way toward becoming a world-class Garden. The Fort Worth City Council approved the 20-year management agreement with BRIT on May 19 after extensive review, assessment and public involvement, including a community task force that determined transformational change was needed for the Garden’s long-term sustainability. “Today we honor those who helped establish one of the largest botanic gardens in Texas, as well as those who had the vision to establish one of the leading botanical research and educational institutions on the very same campus,” said BRIT President Ed Schne...
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