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The Society of Fellows supports the continued development of leaders in public horticulture through a member-run network comprised of alumni from both the Longwood Graduate Program and Longwood Fellows Program.

Congratulations to our 2018 inductees

Kaslin Daniels

Kaslin Daniels

Following the program, Kaslin will return to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, where she completed her 2-month field placement.  She will assume the Assistant Director of Operations position and be responsible for the project management of a new visitor's center, in addition to other duties.

Neil Gerlowski

Neil Gerlowski

Neil has returned to his position as Executive Director at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens in Jalisco, Mexico.

Pat MacRae

Patrick MacRae

Patrick has accepted the position of Director of Public Programs and Education at The Garden Conservancy in Garrison, New York.

Julia Thomé

Julia Thomé

Julia is considering several regional and national opportunities that will allow her to combine her love of horticulture and community engagement.


“The more than 200 alumni of the Longwood Graduate Program and Longwood Fellows Program have become leaders in the public horticulture profession.  These alumni form a global network of professional who are making a significant impact in the field.”

- Paul B. Redman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Longwood Gardens

Advisory Council

  • Karen Daubmann, Associate Vice President for Exhibitions and Public Engagement, The New York Botanical Garden
  • Sara Helm-Wallace, Director of Public Gardens, Trustees
  • Paul Meyer, F. Otto Haas Executive Director, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Aaron Steil, Assistant Director, Reiman Gardens and Lecturer, Dept. of Horticulture, Iowa State University
  • Shannon Still, Director of Plant Conservation & Curator, UC Davis Arboretum & Public Garden

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