Advisory Committee

Patsy Benveniste
Vice President
Community Education Programs
Chicago Botanic Garden

Alicia Green, MA, NCC
Coordinator Buehler Enabling Garden
Chicago Botanic Garden

Melanie Hammer, MSW,HTR
Owner
Therapeutic Landscape by Design LLC

Carissa Ilg
Manager Certificate Programs
Chicago Botanic Garden

Luanne Olson
Oakton Community College

Becky Ozelie, DHS,OTR/L,BCPR
Rush University Dept. Occupational Therapy

Beth Pinargote
Adult Ed Director
Joseph Regenstein Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden

Ann Fisher Raney, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer
Turning Point

Geoff Roehll
Senior Vice President
Hitchcock Design Group

Martha Twaddle
Chief medical officer
Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center

Barbara Kreski, MHS, OTR/L
Director
Horticultural Therapy Services Department
Chicago Botanic Garden

Ruth Williams
Dean, Natural Science and Health Careers
Careers & Professor of Biology