Junior Board

Started in 2010, the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Junior Board is a group of dedicated junior patrons who seek to increase awareness and involvement among their peers. They aim to increase diversity here at the Gardens, and host events and classes to achieve their goals and to help us fulfill our mission. Interested in being a part of the Junior Board or serving on one of its committees? Learn more and fill out the brief nomination form below! New members are chosen in June and December. (Please submit applications by June 1 and December 1.)

Explore this website for upcoming events and classes!

2019 Junior Board Members



Ian Dexter


Elizabeth Roth


Jim Pickle


LaDonna Gaines

Adam Millhouse

Elizabeth-Anne Ronk

Erin Welch

Cole Glass

Katie Fagan

Kelley Greer

Matthew Kenny

Marguerite Gray

Mary Frances Colley

Matthew Burrow

Milan Ballard

Christina Myerson

Benjamin Torczon

Katie Chilton

Riley Griffin


How do I become a member of the Junior Board?

  • Nominations are accepted year-round with voting held each December and June. (Please submit applications by December 1 and June 1.) The Junior Board may not exceed 25 members, so candidacy is highly competitive. To apply, simply complete and submit this nomination form
  • Questions and nominations should be submitted to Communications & Marketing Associate Jamie Amber Haas at 205.414.3950, ext. 113, or jhaas@bbgardens.org.
  • Get involved with the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens by becoming a member today! Click here for membership benefits or to join online.