Friends Council

The Council of the Friends of the Public Garden supports the work of the Friends to protect and enhance the Boston Common, Public Garden, and Commonwealth Avenue Mall and helps increase the public’s awareness and appreciation of our work. Council members are members of the Friends; retiring Directors; committee members; community, professional, corporate, and foundation leaders; and anyone interested in advancing the mission of the Friends.

Members of the Council are a source of vitality and creative thinking, informed by experience and community contacts.

Council Members

Jane Bindley
Rick Burnes
Arthur Clarke
Nina Doggett
Ronald Druker
Jean Egan
Kate Pokorny Gundry
Deborah Hale
Jim Hood
Barbara Hostetter
Elizabeth Johnson
Thomas Kershaw
Christine Letts, co-chair
Ellen West Lovejoy
Leslie Lucchina
Jane McKinnell
Margaret Morton
Anne Mostue
Peter Nessen
Elizabeth Owens
Robert Owens
Lyn Paget, co-chair
Fred Pfannenstiehl
Julia Pfannenstiehl
Sue Prindle
Fred Putnam
Jason Skypeck
Jim Storey
Rick Stone
Terry Stone
Abigail Trafford
Marty Walz
Amy Wilson