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Leadership & Staff

Lockerly Trustees


Sandy Mercer, Sandersville;
Retired, Georgia DOT


Angie Martin, Milledgeville; President and CEO, Milledgeville/Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.


Anne Sanchez Culberson, Milledgeville; Orthodontist


Chuck Walsh, Eatonton; Retired, Commercial Real Estate Appraisal; Chair, Finance/Investment committee, Development Committee.

Robin Becker

Milledgeville; Robin Becker Interiors

Carl Blount

Athens; Owner, Insurance Agency; Development and Finance/Investment committees.

Mark Duclos

Greensboro; Assistant VP, Facilities Operations, Georgia College & State University

Tommy French

Milledgeville; Chair, Baldwin County Commissioners.

Sherrill Jones

Ian McMullen

Attorney; Rose Hill, Grounds/Facilities committees.

Joe Sama

Greensboro; Landscape Director, Reynolds Lake Oconee

Harriett Whipple, PhD,

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

Donna Williams

Milledgeville; Owner, Williams Funeral Home


Suzanne Engel,
New Vernon, NJ.

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.