Board of Directors

The Dallas Arboretum is owned by the City of Dallas, supported in part by the Dallas Park and Recreation Department and is operated by the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Inc., a nonprofit organization. Our mission is to build and maintain a public botanic garden which promotes the art, enjoyment and knowledge of horticulture, while providing opportunities for education and research. We are committed to excellence, good management and fiscal responsibility.

Executive Officers

  • Brian Shivers, Chairman
  • Bill Graue, Vice Chairman
  • Nancy Rutchik, Secretary
  • Scott Manis, Treasurer
  • Steve Coke, Past Chairman
  • Mary Brinegar, President and CEO

Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Administrative Office Open Monday Through Friday, 8:30am - 5pm