Leadership & Staff

Lockerly Trustees


Carl Blount, Athens;
Owner, Insurance Agency


Anne Sanchez Culberson, Milledgeville; Orthodontist


Donna Williams, Milledgeville; Owner, Williams Funeral Home


Derek Williams, Milledgeville; President & CEO, Century Bank & Trust

Robin Becker

Milledgeville; Robin Becker Interiors; Owner, Peach State Nursing

Rex Bishop

Eatonton; Retired, Horticulture Instructor/Program Director/Vice President

Tommy French

Milledgeville; Retired General Trades Craftsman, Central  State Hospital

John Noah Jackson

Manager, Georgia College & State University; District 4, Baldwin County School Board

Crystal Law

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Ian McMullen

Attorney, Milledgeville

Joseph Peters

Dean, School of Education at Georgia College& State University

Harriett Whipple, PhD,

Milledgeville; Professor Emeritus, Georgia College & State University; Education, Grounds/Facilities, Rose Hill committees.


Suzanne Engel,
New Vernon, NJ.;Trustee, Hawaii Opera Theatre; Trustee, The Union Foundation; Trustee, E.J Grassmann Trust

Lockerly Staff

Jennifer Pollard,
Executive Director 


Jennifer Pollard, a 1995 GCSU graduate with a BA in History, assumed this leadership role in January  2017. Mrs. Pollard brings 20 years of experience in fundraising, strategic planning and non-profit management, along with the professionally recognized CFRE (Certified FundRaising Executive) credential, which she has held since 2008.

Greg Eilers,
Assistant Director


Greg Eilers was named Assistant Director on May 1, 2018, overseeing Horticulture and Education.  Prior to that, Greg served as Lockerly’s Director of Education for 13 years.  Greg has a Bachelor of Science degree in Outdoor Education with a focus in Environmental Education from Georgia College & State University.

Vicki Folendore,
Office Manager


Vicki Folendore manages the administrative functions for the Lockerly Arboretum Foundation. Vicki is a Milledgeville native, and before joining the Lockerly staff she worked at Georgia College & State University in University Advancement.