Leadership & Staff

Lockerly Trustees

President

Rex Bishop, Eatonton;
Retired, Horticulture Instructor/Program Director

Vice-President

Carl Blount, Athens; Insurance Agency

Secretary

Crystal Law, Milledgeville; Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Treasurer

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

Robin Becker

Milledgeville; Robin Becker Interiors; Owner, Peach State Nursing

Joseph Peters

Milledgeville; GCSU Education Professor

John Jackson

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

DOnna Williams

Owner, Funeral Home

Mary Pat Matheson

Atlanta; Anna and Hays Mershon President & CEO of Atlanta Botanical Garden

Chuck Walsh

Eatonton; Retired, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Joe Sama

Eatonton; Director of Reynolds Owners Association

Anne Culberson

Eatonton; Orthodontist

Emeritus

Suzanne Engel,
New Vernon, NJ;  Trustee, E.J Grassmann Trust

Lockerly Staff

Jennifer Pollard,
Executive Director 

jenniferpollard@lockerly.org

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.

Vicki Folendore,
Office Manager

vickifolendore@lockerly.org

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.

ADRIN FREE,
education PROGRAMS coordinator

adrinfree@lockerly.org

Originally from the Athens area, Adrin moved to Milledgeville in 2018 and graduated from Georgia College & State University in 2021 with Bachelors degree in Environmental Science.
Adrin’s hobbies include bugs, botany and chess (he plays almost every day!).